Arizona is an Astronomer’s Paradise

At first glance Tucson did little to wow or surprise me. It seemed like a small and boring town compared to Los Angeles (well, it is pretty small), but for an astronomer Tucson is the place to be. Once I got around to visiting the state’s top observatories and touring the different astronomy/space facilities at […]

The First Two Weeks in Tucson

When I was making the 7 hour car drive into Tucson I had no idea what to expect. On one hand a sense of excitement provided motivation for the drive from Los Angeles, but the sheer amount of unanswered questions I had made me worried. Will I get homesick during my two month stay in […]