This Summer I was part of the organizing committee for an online conference for early-career SETI researchers. Here’s what the process was like.
Is there a ninth planet in the solar system? Today’s paper examines the orbital clustering of some Kuiper belt objects and where the planet causing these gravitational perturbations may be found.
Today’s classic paper from 1959 was the first SETI publication. We explore the field’s origins and current status.
Most planets in our solar system have multiple moons, from Mars’ 2 to Saturn’s ~82. Today’s paper explores the stability and detectability of multi-”exomoon” systems orbiting planets beyond our solar system.
Astronomers have recently been working to make astronomical publications allow transgender astronomers to change their name on past publications. Here’s why it matters and the current status of the effort.