by Kate Storey-Fisher | Jun 27, 2021 | Interviews, Personal Experiences
We interview 5-year-old space connoisseur Ryan and mom Tammy about their favorite space facts, becoming Twitter famous, and the representation of Black girl scientists!
by Kate Storey-Fisher | Jun 25, 2020 | Career Navigation, Current Events, Guides, Personal Experiences
Today’s post for #BlackInAstro week looks at the underrepresentation of Black women in astronomy and physics, and summarizes two papers on their lived experiences in the field.
by Kate Storey-Fisher | May 7, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
The next generation of gravitational wave detectors could reveal how intertwined binary black holes are with the cosmic web – and where these black holes came from.
by Kate Storey-Fisher | Mar 31, 2020 | Classics, Daily Paper Summaries
Isaac Newton spent a lot of time in isolation playing with prisms. This led to our understanding of light, and hence to modern astrophysics, so here’s a quarantine edition of our series on Astrophysical Classics.
by Kate Storey-Fisher | Jan 13, 2020 | Daily Paper Summaries
Ever wanted to estimate some cosmological parameters but your MCMC chains are too slow? Check out today’s paper for a method to speed up your estimation using iterative emulation.