Monthly Archives: April 2015

So Much News!

Yesterday was a big day for our articles and interviews coming¬†out. The one I’m most excited about was a BBC Radio 4 piece that I did. Check it out here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05r3w3l You can here me and Carl Sagan about 8 … Continue reading

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Live Like You’re On Mars* For Earth Day

Our Earth Day video has now gone live in Washington D.C. You can check it out through their events at this site: http://www.earthday.org/blog/2015/04/21/earth-day-tell-your-story At the end of the video, the crew challenges you to live like you’re on Mars* for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mary!

Happy birthday to my sister Mary! We’re back to Scrabble cards. Sophie and I have been playing a lot of breakfast Scrabble recently. We’ve found that Sophie always picks a letter that gets her to go first, and generally wins, … Continue reading

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Earth Day on Mars*

Earth Day is a melding of my two favourite things: environmental sustainability, and space science. Our crew was asked to take part in the Earth Day celebrations happening in D.C. this year, and we are excited to be a part … Continue reading

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We’re in the New Yorker!

We are in the April 20th copy of the New Yorker! It’s available online, but I can’t figure out how to get the link, so you’ll just have to look it up yourselves or buy a copy in the shops … Continue reading

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Good Friday Eclipse

Neil and I went out at 1:30am last Friday night to attempt to photograph the lunar eclipse. It was really cool just looking at it, but extremely¬†difficult to photograph. The HAZMAT suits are difficult to see in, particularly at night, … Continue reading

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