to the guy who mansplained my career to me by renaming it “astrology” - to the girl in my college class asking me to tell her what her sign means - to every single person who “mixes up” astrology and astronomy: NO. one is science, and one is patently not. I do the former.
Parents afraid to take their newborn infants outside.
Children hospitalized with entirely preventable illnesses.
A once eradicated disease spreading through communities “like wildfire.”
This is what a world without vaccines looks like. Via @firstname.lastname@example.org https://twitter.com/lennymbernstein/status/1093515324199182348
A completely preventable #natsec + public health crisis that exists only because “being anti-vaccine is as acceptable as being vegan or going gluten free” in this community https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/it-will-take-off-like-a-wildfire-the-unique-dangers-of-the-washington-state-measles-outbreak/2019/02/06/cfd5088a-28fa-11e9-b011-d8500644dc98_story.html
Obligatory flying photo (traveling to Orlando for the week)
“what... snow.” Indeed. #MDwx
This is a good thread. I'm going to a conference next week and I can already feel some anxiety building. I definitely feel stressed at larger conventions I've been at. It takes extra mental effort to make it though them, which is something I just have to prepare for.
A lot of people don’t talk about just how traumatic it can be to attend a research conference.
If you’re dealing with anxiety, stress or imposter sy…
Combat comm, getting it done. I would love to have gone on that trip.
As Russia, China Encroach, Airmen Work to Expand Comms Network in Antarctica http://bit.ly/2FT1iJD via @Militarydotcom
Sorted through all the videos and stills of the impact at the beginning of totality of this week's #lunareclipse I've found, linking to about a dozen in https://skyweek.wordpress.com/2019/01/23/allgemeines-live-blog-ab-dem-23-januar-2019/#Jan23 - probably the best-observed lunar impact ever. Finding a fresh crater would be the icing on the cake.
Frank Klepacki & The Tiberian Sons LIVE: OFFICIAL Multi-cam Full Show: http://youtu.be/i-ArbE0bEQQ?a via @You@YouTube@twitter.com
Very interesting.. will have to check my photos! I didn’t take video but I did take a lot of 1-2 sec exposures during totality…
Wow >>> https://www.reddit.com/r/space/comments/ai79zy/possible_meteor_impact_on_moon_during_the_eclipse/ I've just checked in PS & the flashes from the 2 different feeds are in *exactly* the same location. Given there was *also* a visual obs I'd bet good money this was…
There’s also some cool exoplanet science happening during the eclipse with @NASAHubble@twitter.com.
What can our own moon tell us about exoplanets, you ask? Well... (1/n) https://twitter.com/capitalweather/status/1087027981531443201
#lunareclipse and here we are just after maximum totality!
We have TOTALITY everyone... the moon is totally eclipsed. Check it out through 12:43a eastern (about the next hour). More info: https://wapo.st/2ATMLdC
Computer scientist, amateur astronomer. also @jcurbo on Twitter, @jrcurbo on Instagram.
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