Intern Blog Postings

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Mark Sellers

I had a very green weekend! Kirsten and I visited the National Arboretum on Saturday and it was incredible.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Benjamin Perez

Week four has come to a wrap, and this week was as fun as the rest. First off, I am getting to the meat of my project at NIST.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Ashley Finger

This week in the House Science Committee was filled with hearings, markups, and additional side projects.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kirsten Randle

This week, I continued with my code, which is building in complexity under the guidance of my advisor Dr. Chuss and a postdoc named Karwan.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Simon Patane

Last week Jake, Sine, Sharina, and I made it our mission to finish up the bulk of our research and start on the lesson plans by the start of this week. We finished up the reading as planned and, without breaking a sweat, started on the lesson plans this Monday.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Benjamin Preis

This was quite the week! I continued my foray into writing the Physicist’s Guide to Washington, DC with continuous exploration this week. On Monday, I went to the Jefferson Memorial early in the morning. Someone had recommended it to me the previous week, and I wanted to visit before I forgot.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Jacob Zalkind

Lesson Planning

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Nick Durofchalk

On Monday, I woke up at 6:42, caught the 7:57 Metro train to New Carrolton, transferred to the 8:40 Prince George's County Bus, and arrived at Goddard at 8:58, a commute that had engrained itself in my head like clockwork. Since Dr.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Kearns Louis-Jean

This week we had a few more networking opportunities in house where we connected with people we hadn't met already. It is always good to meet new people and pick their brains about the work they do and what led them down that path.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Kelby Peterson

One of the expected aspects of research is long hours in the lab crossing your fingers hoping your experiment will work; then of course cursing your stupid mistakes when it doesn't. One aspect of research I didn't expect was to be doing all that in the dark.