Living in the cold

This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a bio­chemistry stu­dent at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity who is on co-​​​​op at Palmer Sta­tion, Antarc­tica. She is pro­viding a series of guest […]

Whoo-​​hoo! A Simpsons word-​​search tool

Ben Schmidt, an assis­tant pro­fessor of his­tory who spe­cial­izes in the dig­ital human­i­ties, has cre­ated a Book­worm that allows users to search ref­er­ences to spe­cific words used throughout The Simp­sons’ 25-​​season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.

Signing off

I’ve been pro­cras­ti­nating writing this post because, well, I’m not great with good­byes. Here’s the thing: After an incred­ible two-​​​​and-​​​​a-​​​​half-​​​​year run at North­eastern, I’ve accepted a job at the Broad Institute, […]

Guest Post: Inside the NASA Langley Research Center

This is a guest blog post by Craig Schmidt, a fourth-​​​​year under­grad­uate stu­dent in the Col­lege of Engi­neering and recip­ient of the pres­ti­gious Ver­tical Flight Foun­da­tion Schol­ar­ship. This summer he’s participating […]