Quickies: Toxic hand sanitizer, side benefit of face masks, racism in NH policing, and more…
Your Friday Quickies are late again… because virtual academic conferences are surprisingly just as tiring as in-person events. First off, check your hand sanitizer bottles. The FDA has recalled 77 products to date that contain methanol, aka wood alcohol, the toxic kind that can make you blind. And yes, it’s even dangerous when applied to your skin. H/t to Bethany…Read More »
It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Stars on a Page, Bathrooms for Everybody, Shiny New Exoplanets and more!
Sunday Funny: Pro and con. (via PHD Comics) Teen Skepchick What Is It? Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Mindy teaches you how to read a plot. It’s more interesting than it sounds. Mad Art Lab Mind Your Own Genitals Amy creates art in support of bathroom access and trans* rights. Visit the Glorious Trappist-1 System Meet the habitable zone planets of the Trappist-1…Read More »
Exoplanets and the “Big Picture”
Well hello, fancy people. I am honored and thrilled to be here sharing my love of the universe. My name is Nicole, and some may know me as NoisyAstronomer or just “Noisy.” There are various reasons why that is which I’d be happy to tell you over a bottle of cabernet. Let’s just get started with the science, shall we?…Read More »