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This is my home page. It is also the home for my blog, Think Big Do Small. I am Alex Rudy. Have a look around and see what I’m up to.

About Me

In Koh Samui, Thailand

I am an Astronomy PhD Student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where I am begining a PhD which will hopefully focus on Instrumentation and Galaxies.

I spent a year with doing research in Taiwan with a Fulbright Grant. There, I worked and studied at National Central University in 中壢 (Zhongli), Taiwan. I just graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California. There, I was a Physics and Astronomy major and dabbled in linguistics, mathematics and computer science. I am also a decently avid journalist. I was the Editor-In-Chief for the Claremont College’s student newspaper, The Student Life for the fall semester 2009.

If you want to find me elsewhere online, check out the big buttons to the right. If you want to learn more about what I do, read one of the pages underneath the “Home” button up top.