I saw a gap in Saturn's rings from my office's telescope!
Posts published by: lgbouma
The observational theme continues, now with Saturn and globulars!
Looking at and seeing Jupiter, along with four of its moons.
I talk about how gravitational waves are relevant to your life.
I outline nifty things I learned from qualifying exams.
Highlights of planet-finding, and a Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite plug.
Dark matter, stars orbit in galaxies, an update one month into grad school.
We talk a bit about tests, and look at a funny numerical integration method.
We make a plot of exoplanet mass vs. semi-major axis for like, 2000 exoplanets!
We discuss a class we took online, and post transcribed notes and homeworks.
Welcome! This blog is a place to share and discuss some of the wonderful things that I'll be learning in graduate school. I'm a physics student. Most of what I expect to write about here will cover:
- Doing cool things with computers (physics, statistics ...