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.
An Astro2020 white paper presents evidence that GRE is biased and a poor predictor of PhD success, and offers guidelines for eliminating the requirement from graduate school admissions.
The planetary system around the K2-138 star is the longest known 3:2 resonant chain. New radial velocity measurements reveal the properties of these rhythmic planets.