Selected recorded lectures


Colloquium lecture: "Megaconstellations are About to Ruin the Night Sky for Everyone"

Queen's University Dept. of Physics (remote), Oct 2021

Interview and public lecture: "Blinded by the Light"

Space Cafe/Project Ploughshares (remote), Sep 2021

Video lesson+activity for kids: our solar system and exoplanets

Jun 2021

Panelist for "Losing the Sky" International Event

Jun 2021

Lecture for amateur astronomers in Edinburgh, UK about Planet 9

Astronomical Society of Edinburgh (remote), May 2021

Lecture for physics undergraduates: "Planet 9 or Planet Nein?"

Canadian Association of Physicists Virtual Lecture Tour, Feb 2021


Selected press/podcasts related to my research


Satellite pollution


Scientific American, Jun 2022

Today FM radio (New Zealand), May 2022

CTV Regina, May 2022

Dubai Eye radio (Dubai), Apr 2022

CNN, Apr 2022

Yale Scientific Magazine, Mar 2022

Physics Today, Feb 2022

Scientific American, Feb 2022

CBC national science news, Feb 2022

New York Times, Feb 2022

Wired Magazine, Dec 2021

CBC As It Happens (with Carol Off!), Dec 2021

EarthSky, Sep 2021

New Scientist, Sep 2021

CBC Saskatchewan radio, Sep 2021

Science News, Aug 2021

New Scientist, Aug 2021

Scientific American, Jun 2021

SkyNews, Mar 2021

NPR All Things Considered, Feb 2021

NPR Great Plains (Kansas), Feb 2021

CBC The National, Dec 2020

CBC Saskatchewan radio, Nov 2020


Planet 9 and the Kuiper Belt


SpacePod Podcast, Jul 2022

New Scientist, Nov 2021

Tim Dowling Podcast, Feb 2021

Science News, Feb 2021

Nature News, Feb 2021

Science Magazine, Feb 2021

Axios Magazine, Jul 2020

U. Regina's Discourse Research Magazine, May 2020

Prairie Dog Magazine, October 2019

Scientific American, June 2017

Scientific American, October 2016

Nature News, March 2016


Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein


Mashable, Jun 2021

Gizmodo Magazine, Jun 2021

New Scientist, Jun 2021


Night sky viewing for the general public


CBC Saskatchewan radio, Dec 2021

CTV Regina, Nov 2021

CBC (TV), Aug 2021

CBC Saskatchewan radio, Jan 2021

CBC Saskatchewan radio, Aug 2020

CBC Saskatchewan radio, Jul 2020


Campion


CBC Saskatchewan, March 2019


tau Ceti


Scientific American, January 2015


My science writing for the general public


Satellite Pollution


Op-Ed: Satellites may devastate research astronomy. How we can save the night sky for science

Los Angeles Times, Jan 2022

Soon, 1 out of every 15 points of light in the sky will be a satellite

The Conversation Canada, Nov 2021

It's not too late to save the night sky, but governments need to get serious about protecting it

The Conversation Canada, Jun 2021

SpaceX's Starlink satellites are about to ruin stargazing for everyone

The Conversation Canada, Nov 2020


Planet 9 and exoplanets


Previously thought to be science fiction, a planet in a triple-star system has been discovered

The Conversation Canada, Mar 2021

Why astronomers now doubt there is an undiscovered 9th planet in our solar system

The Conversation Canada, May 2020


For Kids


Curious Kids: Why does it matter if Pluto is a planet or a dwarf planet?

The Conversation Canada, Jun 2022

Curious Kids: Why are the northern lights only spotted near the North Pole?

The Conversation Canada, Oct 2021

Curious Kids: Is Pluto a planet or not?

The Conversation Canada, Apr 2020


Astronomy and Environmentalism


How space exploration became a wake up call on climate change

America Magazine, Jul 2019