Intern Blog Postings

Friday, July 27, 2018

Daniel A Morales

"I have not failed 10,000 times—I’ve successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work.” - Thomas Edison


Sunday, July 22, 2018

Phoebe Sharp

If you are a huge fan of comics and fandoms, then you might be aware that this week is THE Comic Con in San Diego. That means that anyone and everyone that likes comics can go to San Diego and nerd out with other nerds.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Jesus Perez

During the world cup, it seemed like that was all we talked about at NIST. So this week felt funny realizing there was nothing to be talked about in regards to soccer. Last weekend was the world cup finale and we all watched it here in the apartment.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Krystina Williamson

“We are scientists, and often times, scientists don’t know where they’re going sometimes. It’s important to set that tone in a physics classroom.”

Dear Internet,

Friday, July 20, 2018

Daniel A Morales

After finding out that my project had met its match: the software Goliath. I felt like David in that scenario. This week has been wildy productive, though. My poster draft is due on Wednesday and final (newly updated) abstracts are due to NASA by next Friday.

Headshot of Sarah Monk, AIP Mather Policy Intern

Friday, July 20, 2018

Sarah Monk

For those following my activities, every week so far has been full of exciting events, projects, and undertakings. Well, this week was essentially the opposite. I made no plans for the week, and didn't have much going on at work.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Collin Flynn

Last weekend Jesus and I probably racked up about 40 miles by bike. My backs been bothering me this week, so I started the weekend out biking ten miles to a chiropractor. Then Jesus and I biked ten miles to a football field to do sprints after that.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Amanda Williams

There’s something oddly satisfying about achieving a qualitative personal goal. It’s not one that’s like “I’m going to learn today” or “today I’m not going to say anything negative,” but those really specific, palpable ones.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Mikayla Cleaver

It’s hard to believe that there’s only three weeks left here in DC.  My major accomplishement this week has been hitting 11,111 words on my biogrpahy document!

Friday, July 20, 2018

Brigette Smith

The beginning of this week has been rather mundane. At this point in the internship I’m pretty settled into my daily routines. I know what I need to get done everyday and all the projects I have are very similar to things I’ve been doing throughout the summer.