Author Archives: Hanno Rein

How ideas from the open source community can help us study exoplanets

This article will appear in the next issue of The Institute Letter. Pluto, the ninth planet in our Solar System was discovered in 1930, the same year the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton was founded (Pluto was originally classified … Continue reading

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Dear potential employers

Dear potential employers, I would like to thank you for allowing me to apply for your job opening. First of all, I was very happy after I found the job with the cryptic name among all the other jobs on … Continue reading

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Today, I refused to referee an article for New Astronomy, a journal published by Elsevier. This was my response to the editor: Dear Editor, Thank you very much for asking me to referee this paper. It is very interesting and … Continue reading

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Protected: How Kepler should have released its data

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Why there is no Exoplanet App for Android yet

Warning: This is a biased view. Don’t take it too serious. It’s just a phone… I bought an iPhone 3GS in 2009 and started programming apps for it soon afterwards. Initially, the learning curve was rather steep. There was Objective … Continue reading

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