Third Time Around

We’re preparing for our third set of round-the-world flights measuring the global distribution of particulate matter on the NASA Atmospheric Tomography Mission. We spent last week at NASA Armstrong, where the plane we use, a DC-8, is based. We tested instruments, installed some last-minute upgrades and then flew a test flight to make sure everything … More Third Time Around

What I learned in Grad School, Part 1: The Science

I went to grad school to study how aerosols affect climate. I enjoyed atmospheric physics a lot during my undergraduate degree and I wanted to do research that could help solve big problems being faced by humanity. Climate change is one of those problems, and we need to reduce the uncertainty in our predictions of … More What I learned in Grad School, Part 1: The Science