Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life



From astronaut to observatory engineer

In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (annually on February 11th), I figured I'd write a little bit about what I actually do as an engineer, how I got here, and how it's going. When... Continue Reading →

Everyone should be homeless once in their life

The title of this blog post is dedicated to every person that's said some version of that phrase to me in the past few months, which is more people than I can count on two hands. It's also honestly not... Continue Reading →

Slacker of the month

Or should I say SLAC-er? Anyways, the gym here on SLAC's campus is ARCAS, or the Arrillaga Recreation Center at SLAC, and I got interviewed as the member of the month for May 2017, so I figured I'd share it... Continue Reading →

Breakroom Etiquette

The breakroom in my office at SLAC is a place fraught with spilled coffee, the CERN Courier (the magazine of our over-shadowing and vastly superior big-brother of an accelerator), and conversations with people who don’t want to go back to... Continue Reading →

(Double) Rainbows

Because they're pretty and because it doesn't rain super often in California.  All of these were taken at SLAC: grassy field, soccer field, and office window view.

Just slackin’ about

I interrupt your regularly scheduled weekly programming (i.e. Flying Cows) with an exciting announcement: I'm gonna be a slacker!  Well, SLAC-er.  As in, working for SLAC (the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center).  On the biggest camera in the world.  I'm super excited!... Continue Reading →

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