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I am a software engineer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. We provide support to the NASA Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope projects.

Scala is currently my favorite programming language.


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comment Can our Sun become a black hole
A large part of this answer has nothing to do with the question, could you please clean it up and add relevant detail.
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comment Can our Sun become a black hole
While technically correct, this answer is pretty much useless as it contains no explanation or justification explaining how and/or why it is correct.
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revised Do we still use the term “astronomical unit” nowadays?
basic spelling/grammar/punctuation cleanup
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awarded  Cleanup
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revised The More I Measure, The Faster I Travel
rolled back to a previous revision
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awarded  Good Answer
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reviewed Leave Open BIG Problem with the Planet definition
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reviewed Leave Open Does the Sun turn around a big star?
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reviewed Close The More I Measure, The Faster I Travel
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reviewed Close Best compact telescope for rugged use
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17
comment Is there a connection between black holes and dark matter/energy?
Really? The other answer seems to have done a reasonably good job.
Mar
17
comment Is there a connection between black holes and dark matter/energy?
Not to be a pain, but this answer is pretty useless as it contains no explanation or justification.
Mar
13
comment Does “Dark Matter” really exist?
To start with, you've confused dark matter (which would bring the universe together) with dark energy (which is theorized to be the reason for continued expansion).
Mar
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reviewed Approve How to calculate the expected surface temperature of a planet
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answered Why are Hubble images “Cut”
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reviewed Close How was Henrietta Leavitt's discovery important for star measurement?
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reviewed Close Why there are other planets in our solar system?
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reviewed Close How can we see the Milky Way Galaxy when we are already in it?
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27
comment begining research in astronomy/astrophysics - how to go about
I moved it to astronomy's meta site.
Feb
27
comment begining research in astronomy/astrophysics - how to go about
Welcome to the site. Unfortunately, this question is rather broad, and thus not entirely suitable for this site.