Gautham Narayan (@gsnarayan )

Gautham Narayan

Bio Assistant Professor of Astronomy at @illinois_alma. Dark energy, wide-field surveys, supernovae, machine learning, outreach, photography, hiking. (He/him)
Location Champaign, IL
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Account created 10-11-2009 04:44:02
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Twitter Web App : Because #BlackLivesMatter, we are calling on all academics for a worldwide #STRIKE4BLACKLIVES on Wednesday June 10, 2020.

Join us.

particlesforjustice.org

Android : What iamstarboard said: don’t just catch feelings. Catch fire. Don’t feel overwhelmed & retreat from action.W need to do more than just feel bad about events. Our colleagues, friends, citizens need action thisisblacklight.com/2020/06/01/cat… #thisisblacklight #blacklivesmatter

Twitter Web App : Join us at the NOIRLab booth at #aas236 at 1:40pm EDT today & learn how to connect to millions of alerts per night by ZTF (and soon LSST), including writing your own filter/watchlist and receive real-time notifications of your favorite objects. Details at: ow.ly/JeW050zWOgL

Twitter Web App : Please take the time to read this thread from iamstarboard on how #BlackLivesMatter and academia still systematically fails them: twitter.com/iamstarnord/st…

Android : “Let my building burn,” he said. “Justice needs to be served.”

— Ruhel Islam, IMMIGRANT, model American. A million times the man Trump will ever be.

nytimes.com/2020/05/29/din…

Twitter Web App : Except if you do get time, in which case the panel was comprised of wise and learned individuals.

Twitter Web App : If you are a grad student and are down that your HST proposal was rejected, you should know that you are not alone.

It felt awful the first time, but I promise by the third you'll be swearing at the panel for not reading the thing like the rest of us ;-)

Twitter Web App : Astronomers in ancient Assyria also called each other out on their bullshit, in case you were wondering.

Balasî accuses another scholar who allegedly spotted Venus of being “in complete ignorance”.

“I repeat: he does not understand the difference between Mercury and Venus”

Twitter for iPad : Grad students -- you know that research notebook that you have to write stuff in? Take it seriously. I'm going back through notebooks from 18 years ago to figure something out, grateful for the details I kept, kicking myself for the details I didn't. WRITE. IT. DOWN.

Android : saurabh w jha Only took 19 years without immigration legislation that was actively working against me, and my binder was three times the length of my thesis. But hey let's make it harder for people that are trying to contribute, and in many cases pay to get educated here.. That'll help the US.