Science News has added Dr. Brett McGuire to their list of 10 early- and mid-career “Scientists to Watch”. Using the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, Dr. McGuire confirmed the presence of benzonitrile in a dark cloud of the Milky Way.
It’s the first of October and Route 92 into town is lined with trees dressed with greens, oranges, and yellows. Autumn is refreshingly crisp and colorful here in Green Bank, West Virginia. The road winds and curves past a convenience store, a school, a library, and a post office. There are no shopping plazas, fast food restaurants, office buildings, or apartment complexes here. There’s also no cell service.