In Search of the Baiji: An Adventure in China

Carcassone Wheel (©2013 D. W. Hoard)    Cefalu Sunset (©2004 D. W. Hoard)

Spectral energy distribution from the far-ultraviolet to the mid-infrared that resolved a nearly 200-year old mystery about the enigmatic Epsilon Aurigae, the eclipsing binary star with the longest known orbital period (27.1 years). For more information, see Hoard et al. (2010, 2012) or the press release, or listen to my interview on the National Public Radio news show “All Things Considered”.

Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster.