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Defending Science and Scientific Integrity in the Age of Trump

This week’s blog is a little off my usual beat, but in the current climate, I think it’s a good choice.  This is a 75 minute podcast, prepared by Robert Frederick of American Scientist, of a panel discussion held at … Continue reading

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There Is Life – and A Career – Outside Astronomy!

This week, I am going to write about a different topic, jobs outside astronomy.  It’s a topic that is, in fact close to my heart, as I spent four illuminating years outside astronomy, working on calibration and quality assurance for … Continue reading

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Resumes, interviews and getting jobs

I thought that this week, I might offer some tips on these two essential parts of getting jobs. I have been on both ends of resumes and interviews for many years, but I wanted to give a employer’s perspective on … Continue reading

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Was It Hard To Return To Astronomy and Research?

This was the most common question I was asked about my last post. I spent several years in Earth Sciences before returning to astronomy in 2000 as the Manager of the Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) at IPAC, Caltech.  My position … Continue reading

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How I Survived in Astronomy

The Astrobetter site has some very good posts and sane advice on getting jobs and building a career.  This week, with the job season upon us, I decided to write about how I managed to stay in astronomy. I hope … Continue reading

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