Intern Blog Postings

Monday, June 27, 2022

Aidan Keaveney

Hi y’all! Before I begin, I want to acknowledge that there were some Supreme Court decisions this week that you may find distressing, as I do. That said, I am saving a full discussion of the Supreme Court term for next week after the final decisions are released.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Saksham Prajapati

Even though Monday was Juneteenth, I still had a meeting with my professor for my directed-reading. We both chose an article to read about which will be helping me with the project I am doing for this internship. 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Matangi Melpakkam

I could not speak about this past week without first acknowledging the overturning of Roe v. Wade by SCOTUS, thus ending federal protection of abortion after almost fifty years. When I heard the news Friday morning, I felt shock, grief, and anger.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Gizem Dogan

This Saturday we had the Astronomy on the Mall event open to all Washingtonians.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Valeria Viteri-Pflucker

I had a weird week this week. On Monday I went to the beach with a few of the other interns, only to find out while there that my roommate tested positive for COVID-19. I became a bit paranoid as I had been a bit tired the past 2 days – a bit more than usual.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Justin Andre Avendaño

This week was really fun! Last wednesday we had a get together with all the interns for a small "picnic" sort of thing. It was really nice chill event for us to have after working on a long wednesday.

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Nicole Leung

This week, I finally got to see the Goddard Space Flight Center campus! There was an intern picnic event on Wednesday, and I got one day visitor access to participate. In theory, Goddard is 30 minutes away from ACP.

Ben Johnson

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Benjamin Johnson

This week started off with a phenomenal bit of fun when the IDE I’ve been using to develop my code, Spyder, decided to stop working.  Gotta love Mondays.  After uninstalling and reinstalling both Spyder and Anaconda twice, I was able to get it fixed.  I then began working on an implementation of

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Janessa Slone

Buckle in. This week was long.