Science blogging, space visualization, and… improv lessons? Welcome to the KICP Education and Outreach Summer School.
It sounds convoluted: today’s astrobite observed a lunar eclipse in order to learn about the Earth’s atmosphere, to understand more about how to observe exoplanets. How and why do they do this? Read on…
Find out how cloudy atmospheres can improve the chances for habitability in close-in planets.
How can a star heat up by 40,000 K in just 30 years? Reindl et al. explore the star at the heart of the Stingray Nebula to find out.
Large surveys of galaxies have revealed a bimodal color distribution: most galaxies tend to be red or blue, leaving a gap in the middle known as the green valley. The authors of this paper use morphologies provided by the Galaxy Zoo project to show that not all galaxies take the same quick path through the green valley.