John Matson


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Getting ready for fireworks over the Hudson and the Intrepid. Happy 4th, all!

Columbia physicist Mike Tuts, who works on ATLAS, gets ready to pop the champagne

Sphyraena barracuda in the California Academy of Science specimen collection

Hubble imagery at native resolution on NASA Ames hyperwall. Insanity!

Artist's rendition of Kepler 22b on NASA Ames's 128-screen hyperwall

Getting a look at the nearly complete gemini planet imager at astro instrument lab at UCSC

Trekkies or astronomers? Signage at coffee shop just outside #aas220

Anchorage, 11:00PM.

Topical! Ned Wright (UCLA)'s concise take on NASA's "free" spy telescopes on #aas220 poster

We had a great view of Enterprise from the offices in SoHo! #spottheshuttle

Here is the very tail end of the registration line at #APS Boston. Going to be a big meeting.

This hotel is very serious about its thermostats

I don't own a 49ers shirt, so this will have to suffice for this game

This touchscreen soda machine at five guys is bonkers. The Coke menu alone offers 6 varieties of flavored cola

Pretty much the iconic bachelor fridge.

Just your average January weekend in the northeast #prospectpark

Grave of Urbain Le Verrier, discoverer of Neptune, in Montparnasse cemetery

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Henri Poincare's grave, Montparnasse cemetery

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