Yes, she lives! You may have noticed, I’ve been gone a little longer than usual since my last blog post. Never fear, some fluctuations from the median arrival rate are expected with any Poisson distribution.
Running is an excellent activity by which one can explore their surroundings, hone their physical abilities, and overall, simply enjoy the beautiful outdoors. DC is a runner’s paradise, with its lovely parks, spectacular waterfronts, and epic monuments lining the national mall.
This week Congress was back in session, and it certainly got busy very quickly! On top of usual intern tasks, I attended my first hearings, toured NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, went to several special events on the Hill, and started tackling more of my individual projects.
This summer, I am one of the AIP Mather Public Policy Interns. The purpose of the internship is to get physics students involved in the policymaking process up on Capitol Hill. I have always been interested in both politics and physics, and I am always thrilled to find ways to combine the two!