Facebook tells me that it’s been five years since the day I submitted my PhD thesis at the University of Western Australia! Five years!!! I swear it was just yesterday. I remember the day clearly, although I’d slept for barely two hours the night before. I had then woken up thoroughly convinced I was a… Continue reading PhinisheD: 5th anniversary of PhD thesis submission
This month, the International Astronomical Union has published the Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2018 (CAP2018) conference proceedings. It’s a hefty 428-page tome packed with valuable insights into topics highly relevant to our modern world. While very few people in their right mind would tackle such a large volume(!), it does contain many really important… Continue reading Recapping CAP2018 – Part 1: Why is astronomy communication important?