1. Great South Bay Fest -  First set we listened to was great, next was lacking #music http://cameo.tv/c/KGUVbLIc

    Great South Bay Fest - First set we listened to was great, next was lacking #music http://cameo.tv/c/KGUVbLIc

  2. Robert Moses Beach - http://cameo.tv/c/7buR7RtW

    Robert Moses Beach - http://cameo.tv/c/7buR7RtW

  3. Chillin’ - http://cameo.tv/c/FjiEQR7N
  4. That Park - http://cameo.tv/c/GeaHlK1v
  5. Do It Live! - http://cameo.tv/c/bmREMmkp
  6. July 4th Weekend -  random kayaking meetup at Peconic paddler http://cameo.tv/c/uoIx7XZv

    July 4th Weekend - random kayaking meetup at Peconic paddler http://cameo.tv/c/uoIx7XZv

  7. Kayak Nissequogue -  had a great time kayaking last weekend #outdoors http://cameo.tv/c/rGRvxx0N

    Kayak Nissequogue - had a great time kayaking last weekend #outdoors http://cameo.tv/c/rGRvxx0N

  8. Heckshire Saturday - http://cameo.tv/c/fssEycK6

    Heckshire Saturday - http://cameo.tv/c/fssEycK6

  9. Cameo Goes To Lunch - http://cameo.tv/c/FgzWQBqs

    Cameo Goes To Lunch - http://cameo.tv/c/FgzWQBqs

  10. femmerenaissance:

Vera Rubin (b. 1928)


When Vera Cooper Rubin told her high school physics teacher that she’d been accepted to Vassar, he said, “That’s great. As long as you stay away from science, it should be okay.”
Rubin graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1948, the only astronomy major in her class at Vassar, and went on to receive her master’s from Cornell in 1950 (after being turned away by Princeton because they did not allow women in their astronomy program) and her Ph.D. from Georgetown in 1954. Now a senior researcher at the Carnegie Institute’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Rubin is credited with proving the existence of “dark matter,” or nonluminous mass, and forever altering our notions of the universe. She did so by gathering irrefutable evidence to persuade the astronomical community that galaxies spin at a faster speed than Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation allows. As a result of this finding, astronomers conceded that the universe must be filled with more material than they can see. 
Rubin made a name for herself not only as an astronomer but also as a woman pioneer; she fought through severe criticisms of her work to eventually be elected to the National Academy of Sciences (at the time, only three women astronomers were members) and to win the highest American award in science, the National Medal of Science. Her master’s thesis, presented to a 1950 meeting of the American Astronomical Society, met with severe criticism, and her doctoral thesis was essentially ignored, though her conclusions were later validated. “Fame is fleeting,” Rubin said when she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. “My numbers mean more to me than my name. If astronomers are still using my data years from now, that’s my greatest compliment.”


 Sources:
1. http://innovators.vassar.edu/innovator.html?id=68; http://science.vassar.edu/women/
2. http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45424

    femmerenaissance:

    Vera Rubin (b. 1928)

    When Vera Cooper Rubin told her high school physics teacher that she’d been accepted to Vassar, he said, “That’s great. As long as you stay away from science, it should be okay.”

    Rubin graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1948, the only astronomy major in her class at Vassar, and went on to receive her master’s from Cornell in 1950 (after being turned away by Princeton because they did not allow women in their astronomy program) and her Ph.D. from Georgetown in 1954. Now a senior researcher at the Carnegie Institute’s Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Rubin is credited with proving the existence of “dark matter,” or nonluminous mass, and forever altering our notions of the universe. She did so by gathering irrefutable evidence to persuade the astronomical community that galaxies spin at a faster speed than Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation allows. As a result of this finding, astronomers conceded that the universe must be filled with more material than they can see. 

    Rubin made a name for herself not only as an astronomer but also as a woman pioneer; she fought through severe criticisms of her work to eventually be elected to the National Academy of Sciences (at the time, only three women astronomers were members) and to win the highest American award in science, the National Medal of Science. Her master’s thesis, presented to a 1950 meeting of the American Astronomical Society, met with severe criticism, and her doctoral thesis was essentially ignored, though her conclusions were later validated. “Fame is fleeting,” Rubin said when she was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. “My numbers mean more to me than my name. If astronomers are still using my data years from now, that’s my greatest compliment.”

     Sources:

    1. http://innovators.vassar.edu/innovator.html?id=68; http://science.vassar.edu/women/

    2. http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/45424

    (via sharpless)

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  12. Ronkonkoma -  Bright start to a morning commute http://cameo.tv/c/nvS4dxWi

    Ronkonkoma - Bright start to a morning commute http://cameo.tv/c/nvS4dxWi

  13. Sushi Funtime - http://cameo.tv/c/VTeZkbEX

    Sushi Funtime - http://cameo.tv/c/VTeZkbEX

  14. dinner and a movie

    dinner and a movie

  15. it was time for some automobile idolatry

    it was time for some automobile idolatry