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scJazz9 karma

Dr. Yvette Cendes, the comment "a wand and a box of salamanders" is a brilliant quote (it alludes writing by several sci-fi authors as basically "Niven's Law") regarding the almost magical nature of what you do. Given how much of the research and science in in Radio Astronomy deals with things that are very large and very far away...

What in your field or studies could apply to things that are very close in an ELI5/Science way? What is the simplest, closest, easily describable thing from your field that the rest of us would understand?

scJazz2 karma

What does the average "person on the street" in Russia think of invading Ukraine, annexing Crimea, invading Georgia, propping up Assad in Syria?