Catherine Q.

Catherine Q.


Astrophysicist, science communicator, over-thinker. One of @HuffPostscience Top 30 Physicists to follow. @AucklandUni @ScienceUoA space person. Dogs rule.

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I didn’t realize a large proportion of my time in lockdown would be taken up with “baked goods envy” on social media. #StopBuyingAllTheFlour 

No seriously you need to read the article. Still giggling.

Replacing Resting Bitch Face with Resting “sad astrophysicist with neodymium magnets up his nose” Face.

Okay. Commencing the work-from-home night shift.

“A regimen of moderate social distancing, like what many areas of the country are doing now, has the potential to save well over a million lives. And those saved lives are worth $8 trillion to the US economy”

“A regimen of moderate social distancing, like what many areas of the country are doing now, has the potential to save well over a million lives. And those saved lives are worth $8 trillion to the US economy”

Gosh some people in positions of authority *really* don’t seem to realize that people working from home have EXTREMELY different demands on their time. Inequity abounds.

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"Juliet. Such a nasty woman. She made Romeo kill himself. And believe me he could have done better. Look at her." #TrumpBookReport 

Donald Trump: “I have a natural instinct for science” Also Donald Trump:

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Hell hath no fury like a historically privileged group fearing they are losing their power. #ElectionNight 

There should be a "mid-life crisis grant" for adults to go back to college and study something they love.

Hey so, men: just don't tell women how to feel right now. Someone who said it is okay to assault women is leading. Thanks.

A lot of people have heard the term “event horizon” That isn’t what we’re seeing in this image. The bright ring is light bending around the intense gravity of the black hole. The event horizon is actually a long way inside the black circular shadow. #EHTBlackHole 

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Just imagine what the next generations will get to see. #KeepLookingUp 

Two weeks until #TotalSolarEclipse ! Did you know that if you are in path of totality, 4 planets will be visible against the darkness?

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The phrase doing “jack sh*t” about something certainly makes more sense now.

This image represents 5 petabytes of data - “or the equivalent of the entire selfie collection over a lifetime for 40k people. “ #EHTBlackHole 

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