I just don't know where my head is sometimes.
— Tabetha S. Boyajian
The human brain has an amazing ability for pattern recognition, sometimes even better than a computer.
There's planets, life in the universe. You don't talk about that in high school - or maybe I skipped class that day.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, and it is my job, my responsibility, as an astronomer to remind people that alien hypotheses should always be a last resort.
I was a bad egg. I didn't like going to class.