Category Archives: abroad

Going Big on the Big Island

February 28th-March 7th, 2010 Last fall, I was invited to speak at the 2010 High Energy Astrophysics Division meeting about some of the work I’ve been doing with ultraviolet observations (which is apparently low-energy astrophysics). I accepted the invitation–and I … Continue reading

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Into a Far Green Country

Two weeks in New Zealand September 21 — October 5, 2004 Amy and I were married on September 18th. The wedding went incredibly well and we departed late the next day for our long-anticipated and very welcome (after a year … Continue reading

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Song of the Yovo: A White Man’s Travels in Black Africa

In the summer of 1998, I had the opportunity to spend three weeks travelling in Togo, West Africa, with my sister Emily. She is a Peace Corps volunteer in the small village of Dzogbegan on the Danyi plateau a few … Continue reading

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