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Contact Information

for school, work, official business, etc.:

    Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
    The Pennsylvania State University
    525 Davey Lab
    University Park, PA 16802
    814-865-0418 (dept. main office)


for personal or art-related correspondence:



school / research

    The Pennsylvania State University
      ↳ my alma mater
    Penn State Astronomy & Astrophysics
      ↳ my current department, and that of my undergraduate program
    Penn State Astrobiology Research Center
      ↳ NASA Astrobiology Institute member center
    Arizona State University (ASU)
      ↳ previous grad school
    Astrobiology at ASU
      ↳ NAI research group at ASU
    School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at ASU
      ↳ my department while at ASU
    SESE colloquium series (Fall 2010)
      ↳ graduate-student-run program (I was vice-chair of the committee for a year)
    Information for SESE graduate students
      ↳ written from students' perspectives
    High Performance Computing Initiative at ASU ("Saguaro" cluster status)
      ↳ computing cluster I used for research

astronomy / astrophysics

    Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) (and the APOD Archive)
      ↳ APOD's been my browser start page for 10+ years!
    SAO / NASA Astrophysics Data System
      ↳ invaluable database / research service
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    NASA Astrobiology Institute
    Dr. Jane Rigby's "OS X for Astronomers"
      ↳ a very helpful resource for Apple computer users
    Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute and setiQuest
      ↳ you, too, can get involved!

art / artists

    International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA)
      ↳ such a society exists -- how cool is that?
    Don Davis Space Art
      ↳ one of my major influences, both in artwork and in getting me interested in astronomy/astrobiology when I was very young

news / general information / interests

    The New York Times
    Science News
      ↳ nice highlights from a wide range of fields
    Aikido Kokikai International
      ↳ martial arts training
    Aikido Kokikai SouthWest dojo
      ↳ where I began my training in aikido kokikai
    Plaza de Anaya – World Fusion Studio
      ↳ where my wife and I have taken classes, workshops, and seen many amazing shows

fun stuff

    Dungeons & Dragons (Wizards of the Coast)
    D&D Insider
      ↳ handy tools for players and game masters
    The Order of the Stick
      ↳ hilarious adventure set in a world where the D&D system works very literally
    Abstruse Goose
      ↳ intelligent and funny
    The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
    The Colbert Report
      ↳ comic genius!
    The Onion
    AsoBrain's java multiplayer games
      ↳ here you can play clones of some popular tabletop board games online


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