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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Julia Bauer

On Friday, I submitted my second draft of the House Science Committee wildfire science bulletin. While I was waiting for the next round of edits, I delved into bill summaries that I had to set aside several weeks ago when I was unable to locate them online.

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Madison Brewer

Thanks to the Fourth of July, this week was short. The four days flew by, but that might have more to do with the fact that I was really busy. And my second story was published this week!

Friday, July 9, 2021

Maura Shapiro

Thursday we had our virtual picnic. It began with an interesting talk by Rush Holt, former US representative and AAAS CEO. It was really interesting to hear his perspective as someone who has been part of science policy.

Friday, July 9, 2021

Julia Bauer

Last Tuesday marked an important milestone of my time at FYI: the half-way point. I sampled several policy analyst tasks this week. While I have continued writing science policy articles/blurbs, I now spend more time compiling and graphing relevant data from federal agencies.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Maura Shapiro

This past week was fun because I was able to dive in fully to my Laura Bassi guide. Laura Bassi was born in 1711, Bologna, Italy, and went on to have a successful career as a physicist.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Noah Johnson

“This is either madness, or brilliance” “It’s remarkable how often those two traits coincide” - Will Turner and Jack Sparrow

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Madison Brewer

It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through the internship. I’ve learned and written so much already. This week I got two new assignments that are sure to keep me busy. 

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Julia Bauer

The highlight (or acme, for my fellow GRE preppers) of this week was meeting Dr. John Mather at last Friday’s round table discussion. I had the opportunity to ask Dr.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Noah Johnson

“I’ve got a jar of dirt!” - Captain Jack Sparrow

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Madison Brewer

Last week, I learned a lot about being a working writer. But this week, I became a published writer! My first story appeared on the Physics Today website on Friday, June 25. (Don’t worry, I’ve marked it in my calendar.) 

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