Lori’s Job

New duties
Published 5/4/2012 in Lori Fenton's Blog Author lfenton
Today I became the deputy manager of the Planetary Landscapes Facebook page. Looks like it will be fun, and I hope it won't take up too much time. I do like the idea of sharing all of the beauty of the universe with people out there -- that beauty is a major reason why I do what I do. read more ❯

The things we do for science.
Published 5/2/2012 in Lori Fenton's Blog Author lfenton
I just submitted a review of a very long paper. In science we spend a good amount of time doing "peer review", which means we look over every piece of work to be published by our colleagues to try to help each other present our work as accurately and clearly as possible. It's not something we get paid for, but it's part of what makes science work, so it has to be done. It took me three days to do this review -- it was a really long article. I don't really have three days to spend on something like this.... read more ❯