Time to hang out the shingle again for questions. What would you like to know about?
In the mean time -- See Dr. Kate Marvel's distressingly accurate description of the peer review process. Fortunately it isn't always like that. Unfortunately, it sometimes is, or at least is close. While you're at it, add her to your regular reading. See her also at @DrKateMarvel on twitter.
Also, If you need your fellow scientists to be dry & stern & aloof in
order to take their work seriously, you are a terrible scientist. @AstroKatie Scientists are usually passionate about their science. How that gets expressed, varies. Some like the dry+stern+aloof approach. Some like the yippee! approach. As she also said, versus the dull and inaccurate 'scientists mystified by X' headlines: All headlines about unexplained phenomena should read "Scientists Super
Excited to Find New Juicy Juicy Mystery to Gleefully Obsess Over"