My response to: “What’s with all the blackity-black blackness all the time?!”

Welp. We’re one week into Black Awareness Month and the whining and complaining about all the blackness is in full effect. “Why does it have to be Black achievements? Why can’t it just be achievements?” “Why is it African-American? We’re all just Americans.” #murica The Weather Channel has a new episode called Weathering the Storm:…

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The Scientists of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

  I’m sure I wasn’t the only scientist that was excited when it was announced Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson was going to host the new series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. I was excited that American homes everywhere were going to be filled with cutting-edge science that used engaging graphics. And it doesn’t hurt that Tyson already had a well established…

This is how black people feel at a GSA Conference

And…FYI this is also why I personally hate skiing or snowboarding.  Not because I don’t like the outdoors. The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a major center point for many geologists. Their regional and annual conferences are a great way to network and learn about new research. Everyone who’s anyone goes to GSA Conferences…