Today we explore how to handle grad school rejection, with different career paths and anecdotes from similar experiences.
In today’s Astrobite, we consider suggestions for establishing a personal definition of success in astronomy.
This week about 500 astronomers met in Boston, MA for the 20th Cambridge Workshop on Cool stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun (Cool Stars) meeting.
Venturing off to your first conference can be a very daunting experience, but they’re also the best way of meeting people in your field and getting inspired by new ideas. To make the first plunge a little easier, here’s 10 top tips on how to survive (and enjoy!) your first conference.
Continuing on the thread from Friday’s post, I also attended the recent SPIE meeting. Here are my thoughts, as someone who is on the science side of the field, on the engineering and instrumentation conference.
Last week in Austin, Texas I attended SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation for the very first time. Here’s a quick summary of my experiences and a few tips on how to survive big conferences.