Week Nine: Exploring passions in science
Friday, July 30, 2021
I started tying up loose ends, putting things neatly back on the shelf, and making my preparations to leave. But I also spent some time this week thinking about what I love to do—and why I love it.
Week 8: So Many Demo Videos
Monday, July 26, 2021
“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate” - Captain Jack Sparrow
Week 8: The Article
I wish I had more interesting updates to tell but I spent all week on one goal: writing the Physics Today Online article. Since the interviews had been conducted, I spent my time transcribing, fact-checking, writing, and, most importantly, editing.
Week 8: Energy Equity and Policy
Sunday, July 25, 2021
This week, I wrote the first two drafts of my upcoming bulletin on energy equity.
Week Eight: It’s ending
It finally hit me that the summer is coming to an end. With this week done, there are only two left in the internship. I’m sad it’s ending—I still feel like there is so much to do.
Week 7: Zoom in on SOCKs
Monday, July 19, 2021
“Never tell me the odds” - Han Solo
Week 7: First Bulletin and a Surprise Inscription
Sunday, July 18, 2021
This week consisted primarily of attending science policy-oriented hearings and polishing my first bulletin, coauthored with my mentor, on the House Science Committee’s
Week 7: Outreach
Saturday, July 17, 2021
This was probably my busiest week at work to date. I finished the teaching guides (basically, those things never really feel finished) and now am working on the “outreach” portion of my internship.
Week Seven: September already?
This week was pretty busy. Draft due early in the week, research due by the end, and preparation for the September magazine gave me lots to do.
Week 6: Demos Galore
Monday, July 12, 2021
“Tea, Earl Grey, Hot” - Captain Jean-Luc Picard