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Walkowicz Named Astrobiology Chair at Kluge Center of the Library of Congress

Big news, everybody: I am over the moon to announce that I am the new Chair of Astrobiology at the Library of Congress! Wait, what?! The position is officially called the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology … Continue reading

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Remembering Hope at the White House Frontiers Conference #WHFrontiers

This past Thursday, I had the great honor of participating in the White House Frontiers Conference– a celebration of STEM hosted by President Obama, held at Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh. When the invitation landed in my email, I … Continue reading

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Circling the airport (or possibly, the drain)…

It’s been just over a week since I originally posted about the Kepler Science Conference, so I thought I’d post a quick update. First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who has been in contact about alternate venue options … Continue reading

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Seeking Alternate Venue for the Kepler Science Conference

In the following open letter, I am representing myself, not NASA or any other institution (although I did confer with non-NASA-employed members of the KepSciCon organizing committee before taking this action, and have their support).  I am writing with a … Continue reading

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