Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

  • Higgs Boson: Yes/No/Maybe?

    It is always good to see science covered in the mainstream media. It is equally disheartening to see misinterpretation of scientific results. I am sure you've been hearing a lot about the "discovery" of the Higgs Boson particle, also (unfortunately) coined as the "God particle". If you are not a physicist, you might find difficulty
  • Astrobiology Research Focus Group Applications DUE TODAY!

    Hello! If you are planning on attending the Astrobiology Graduate Student Conference (AbGradCon) in August, please consider applying for the 4th annual Research Focus Group (RFG). The research focus group is an intensive (BUT FUN) three day workshop (August 24-26th) designed to group students from different research backgrounds to come together and
  • Not My Job

    A couple of months ago, I was at the biennial Astrobiology Science Conference. It was a busy day ... I had just met up with a potential new collaborator who was interested in bringing some of the online modules we've been developing for our online astrobiology course, Habitable Worlds, to a South American audience