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Why Jupiter spins fast, but not really fast

Thinking of taking a vacation to Jupiter this summer? With Jupiter’s quick rotation period, you’ll only have 10 hours per day to see all of the sights. But if not for Jupiter’s magnetic field, you might have only had 3 hours each day.

Dancing in the Dark

Confused by the hubbub about the “galaxy lacking dark matter”? Fear no more! In today’s Astrobite, we’ll examine some hot takes by the scientific community.

A summary of EWASS 2018 (II)

The second post in our coverage of the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences 2018 in Liverpool, UK, including a review of the Cassini mission, reports from the European Space Agency and the European Southern Observatory, and an introduction to the Square Kilometre Array.

A summary of EWASS 2018 (I)

Last week, over 1400 astronomers met at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences in Liverpool. From observations of high-redshift galaxies, to simulations of the universe and starquakes, we give you an eclectic mixture of highlights of the week.

Beyond astro-ph

Astronomy beyond the research

A summary of EWASS 2018 (II)

The second post in our coverage of the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences 2018 in Liverpool, UK, including a review of the Cassini mission, reports from the European Space Agency and the European Southern Observatory, and an introduction to the Square Kilometre Array.

A summary of EWASS 2018 (I)

Last week, over 1400 astronomers met at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences in Liverpool. From observations of high-redshift galaxies, to simulations of the universe and starquakes, we give you an eclectic mixture of highlights of the week.

Navigating careers in astronomy

Career advice

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