by Jana Steuer | Apr 15, 2022 | Guides, Outreach, Personal Experiences
Science communication is vital to any field of research.
It can be tricky, however, to convey a complicated topic to a wide range of audiences in a way that is comprehensible and at the same time retains scientific accuracy. This is a short guide, assembled from experience in public outreach, on effective science communication.
by Jana Steuer | Mar 2, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Finding isolated black holes is really tricky, since they are basically invisible. But today’s authors have managed to find one anyways, by using the great multi-tool of gravitational microlensing!
by Jana Steuer | Jan 7, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
How common are icy polar caps like ours on Earth-like exoplanets? Today’s paper explores the many versions of surface ice possible on Earth-like exoplanets, even including equatorial ice belts!
by Jana Steuer | Oct 7, 2021 | Daily Paper Summaries
Could there be life in an obscure place, such as around a free floating planet, a so-called rogue? Today’s paper looks at the possibility of liquid water on moons of starless planets!
by Jana Steuer | Sep 2, 2021 | Daily Paper Summaries
Traces of planets devoured by their host stars can possibly be found within the external layers of the stellar surface. These remains tell a story of the evolution and architecture of different planetary systems and grant new appreciation for our relatively calm environment.