Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 3 Afternoon

Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 3 Afternoon

We report on the afternoon of Day 3 of the summer AAS meeting in San Diego, CA. Highlights include black holes mosh pits leading to LIGO sources, using GRBs as standard candles, cosmological simulations of the early universe, and changing the scientific information on the internet with a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.

Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 3 Morning

Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 3 Morning

We report on the morning of Day 3 of the summer AAS meeting in San Diego, CA. This morning LIGO reporting on the results from its first observing run and announced the confirmation of a second gravitational wave event – GW151226!

Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 2 Afternoon

Astrobites at AAS 228: Day 2 Afternoon

We report on the afternoon of Day 2 of the summer AAS meeting in San Diego, CA. Highlights include deep discussions on the multiverse, the limits of scientific cosmology, and the atmospheric loss of Mars analyzed by the MAVEN explorer.