When Antarctica Just Isn’t Cold Enough: South Pole Telescope (SPT) Fridge Cycle

As you might have heard on my website, my newsletter, my Twitter, or, if we’re¬†colleagues at Caltech, at work, I am currently working on the South Pole Telescope (SPT) onsite at the South Pole in Antarctica for January-November 2016 (I am employed by¬†the University of Chicago). I have taken a sabbatical from my NSF Astronomy […]

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Happy Academic New Year, 2015

June 1, 2015 I was thrilled to start my 3 year tenure as an NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow (NSF AAPF)¬†at Caltech. I am therefore declaring¬†June 1¬†as my official academic New¬†Year. I’m treating this fellowship period¬†as my shot to make a scientific difference, and here’s to the next 3¬†years. I have an structured¬†routine scheduled, […]

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