Astrobites will be at the 222nd AAS meeting in Indianapolis, IN from June 2-6, 2013! Will you? Although the regular abstract deadline has passed, you can still present a poster. The late deadline for the meeting is coming up soon: April 18 at 9:00 pm ET. Also, the regular registration deadline is even sooner: April 11. After [...]
A quick discussion of Planck’s new value of the Hubble constant, as part of our series on the Planck results.
Decadal surveys are the Bibles of space science policy. How are they prepared? How influential are they?
The federal budget sequester is symptomatic of a larger dysfunction.
The Sequester is a major blow to scientific research and development in the United States. In this piece I discuss the long-term implications of such a reduction in scientific output and how the Sequester affects space-related research.
Stop by our poster at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Does NASA have a strategic direction that guides its priorities and activities? Not a coherent one, according to a critical new report from the National Research Council.
A collection of thoughts about AAS events throughout Thursday.
A collection of thoughts about AAS events throughout Wednesday afternoon.
A collection of thoughts about AAS events throughout Wednesday morning.