Days 46-52: Island Mêlée

The Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) is a set of 10 huge radio telescopes, distributed around the western hemisphere. Their combined effective resolution makes this array the most powerful telescope in existence. My muse has an assignment which takes us to the eastern-most telescope in this array. You can see the telescope in this photo. Too bad it’s in the Caribbean. Yep. We’re posing as a married couple on vacation (tough assignment), and we’ve got tickets and passports to support it. Swimsuits, sunscreen, the works. Day 46: San Francisco->Miami->Puerto Rico->St. Croix Less than an hour after landing on St. Croix, … Continue reading Days 46-52: Island Mêlée