Neutrino fun facts!

“We should do astronomy because it is beautiful and because it is fun. We should do it because people want to know. We want to know our place in the universe and how things happen.” –John Bahcall Of course you’re all going to watch the exciting Live interview with me on KGW tonight (streaming here; … Read more

Going Nuclear: How Stars Die

“After all, the universe required ten billion years of evolution before life was even possible; the evolution of the stars and the evolving of new chemical elements in the nuclear furnaces of the stars were indispensable prerequisites for the generation of life.” –John Polkinghorne There are close to a whopping 1028 atoms in your body. … Read more