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.
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.
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.
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.
Hear from Andrea Dupree about her research on the diet of young stars and her advice for early-career astronomers before her plenary talk at #AAS235.