TAs are important in student learning, so how can we better prepare TAs to teach? This is the first post in a collaboration between PERbites and Astrobites on science education.
Many studies have been done within astronomy to investigate gender inequality between men and women. But, what can we do to better support the members of our community who don’t identify as part of the gender binary?
Last week, the Nobel Prize was awarded for the discovery of the first exoplanet found around a sun-like star. Come learn about how they did it, and why this was such a big deal!
When we think about access, we may think of ramps or other physical accomodations – but what more can we do to ensure that astronomy is truly accessible to everyone in our community? This Astro2020 white paper delves into what’s not working, and what we can do to improve.
Earlier this year, JAXA landed a spacecraft on an asteroid — one that can hopefully tell us about the solar system’s past, and how life on Earth came to be.