Author Archive for grantkennedy

Finally, a good use of an electric cart in an amer…

Finally, a good use of an electric cart in an american airpot: Halloween float at #DFW complete with MJ’s Thriller

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Wallpaper

Scotland

Scotland

Lochnagar

Scotland

Scotland

Wall Art

Mt Maunganui

Mt Maunganui

Welcome all to sunny Cambridge and #acrosshr. Top…

Welcome all to sunny Cambridge and #acrosshr. Top culture tip for evenings this week: cambridgeshakespeare.com

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Wow, when they said welcome to Dullest Internation…

Wow, when they said welcome to Dullest International airport they weren’t kidding.

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Place de Vosges

Paris

Paris

my contribution on the LOC so far: #axhr will be t…

my contribution on the LOC so far: #axhr will be the official tag for Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram

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LHR lounge news rack filled with papers with headl…

LHR lounge news rack filled with papers with headline “DOOMED AIRLINER”. Nice.

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Delicate Arch

Delicate Arch

Delicate Arch

Greeted with Kia Ora at LAX, lovely.

Greeted with Kia Ora at LAX, lovely.

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Landscape Arch

Arches

Arches

Champagne powder: I am bemused to admit that it do…

Champagne powder: I am bemused to admit that it does feel a little better underfoot than previous snow I have tried.

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Discovery of the Fomalhaut C debris disc

This isn’t a photo for a change. It’s a graphic from a press release about my discovery of a debris disk around Fomalhaut C.

Artists illustration of Fomalhaut C, with Fomalhaut A in the background. Credit: Amanda Smith

Artist’s illustration of Fomalhaut C, with Fomalhaut A in the background. Credit: Amanda Smith

The story has travelled far, including (but not limited to) ABCastrobites, Centauri Dreams, CNES & CNRS (French), Discovery News, Natureslashdot & Universe Today.

Companion’s comets the key to curious exoplanet sy…

Companion’s comets the key to curious exoplanet system? Second disk around the third star in the Fomalhaut system ras.org.uk/news-and-press…

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Sunset

Borneo

Borneo

Waxeye

Waxeye

Waxeye

449.4 hours of Spitzer time to survey the Kepler f…

449.4 hours of Spitzer time to survey the Kepler field. Check.

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Dive with sharks and rays at the Napier aquarium,…

Dive with sharks and rays at the Napier aquarium, still got ten fingers.

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Snowdonia

Wales

Wales

Heidelberg

Heidelberg

Heidelberg

Gin & tonic courtesy of air Canada, excellent.

Gin & tonic courtesy of air Canada, excellent.

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Mauna Kea Frost

Frost

Frost

Laser

I’m in Hawaii up Mauna Kea doing some observing on the JCMT. Here’s the Keck laser guide star, click the image for a quick movie of the Earth turning.

Keck Laser

Keck Laser

Falcon

Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle

Mugshot

Here’s the real reason I signed up for I’m a scientist, I needed a new mug!

Mugshot

#SyriaCrisis – maybe you have a bit of spare cash,…

#SyriaCrisis – maybe you have a bit of spare cash, up to you what you do with it bit.ly/XFh0xP

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Grant wins!

Very fun event where UK school kids get to quiz scientists in real time. Crazy two weeks of intense chats!

Boat

Seen from the Cook Strait Ferry

my @imascientist page for the space zone is up and…

my @imascientist page for the space zone is up and running, bring it on UK school kids! ias.im/u.27488

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Balancing Act

Sandfly Bay

Tractor

Tractor, NZ style

Suburban Canberra

Bruce

Love population statistics? Check this out… http:/…

Love population statistics? Check this out… neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/HTMLDocs/dvc4/…

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Republicans Accuse Obama of Using Position as Pres…

Republicans Accuse Obama of Using Position as President to Lead Country : The New Yorker – newyorker.com/online/blogs/b…

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The Guardian: the end of you UK stay won’t end wit…

The Guardian: the end of you UK stay won’t end with a bang on the door, but with a tweet. goo.gl/mag/aVsVlEX

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Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts? http…

Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts? ras.org.uk/news-and-press…

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Boysenberry ice cream in Lawrence, NZ. Gold.

Boysenberry ice cream in Lawrence, NZ. Gold.

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Back in NZ 5 minutes and a mountain erupts. http:/…

Back in NZ 5 minutes and a mountain erupts. stuff.co.nz/national/79799…

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Beach Huts

Beach Huts in Bournemouth

Moss Glen Falls

Having coffee in Lyndhurst (Dorset) the other day I thought a photo on the wall looked familiar. Turns out I have a photo of the same waterfall from 2007, which is in Vermont (USA).

Moss Glen Falls

Seen in Lyndhurst

Care about science in Europe? http://t.co/9nqdNe2F

Care about science in Europe? no-cuts-on-research.eu

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Kölner Dom

Cologne

Vulture

Vulture

I’ve finally made it – junk ma…

I’ve finally made it – junk mail from Nature, about junk DNA…

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Indian Garden

Grand Canyon

At 3221m, LBT is huge!

At 3221m, LBT is huge!

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Shoshone Point Sunrise

Grand Canyon

I heart the grand canyon!

I heart the grand canyon!

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London, Chicago, Cleveland, Ph…

London, Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix next. Should still make grand canyon south rim about midnight…

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