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Recently, Katie Mack, an astrophysicist, was “called out” on twitter by  what I can only guess as a science-illiterate person. Mack tweeted that she finds climate change to be a scary scenario that we clearly underestimate the power of.   159 more words


Katie Mack, Brian Cox and Eric Idle

I was going to post this yesterday, but then Willard beat me to it. I thought I would post it now, but it’s all a bit disjointed, so apologies. 366 more words

Climate Change

The 3.5 keV "Line" that (probably) wasn't...

About a year ago I wrote a blog post about a mysterious “line” in the X-ray spectra of galaxy clusters corresponding to an energy of around 3.5 keV. 490 more words

The Universe And Stuff

What Are Gravitational Waves? Astrophysicist Katie Mack explains...

What Are Gravitational Waves?

Astrophysicist Katie Mack explains Gravitational Waves and the significance of the recent announcement of their discovery.

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Academic Scattering

Author: Katie Mack
Original: Research Whisperer

A couple of years ago, I was gathering my things after a seminar at a top physics research institution when I overheard two of the senior professors discussing a candidate for a senior lectureship. 1,788 more words

Faculty Issues

CC039: Sex in Public

This week, Katie and Ashley tackle the topic of sex in public, and realize how different they are! Ashley explains why she loves being watched, while Katie needs things to be just right.  40 more words


CC037: The No's Have It - Giving and Receiving A "No"

For such a little word, “no” can be fraught with all sorts of anxiety. How do you know when you should be saying no to someone? 69 more words