Most of the known exoplanets resemble “hot Jupiters” because they’re bigger and easier to find. But how can we find Earth-like planets? Check out Dr. Debra Fischer’s plenary talk at #AAS232 to learn more about the “Past, Present, and Future” of exoplanet science.
If you’re a woman in STEM, you’re probably all-too-familiar with the biases you might face in your field. Today’s paper examines the biases evident in telescope time awarded to men vs. women.
Since its discovery in 2016, we’ve had no idea what the aurora phenomenon called “STEVE” actually is. Using multiple ground- and space-based datasets, we finally have some idea (spoiler: it might not be a typical aurora after all!).
Many people struggle with feeling like an imposter. The good news is that it’s overcome-able and you’re not alone in this! Here we help you recognize what imposter syndrome can look like and how you can start tackling it.
Yes, even astronomers get competitive. Which team will develop the best method to measure the Hubble constant, H0, using information derived from strong gravitational lensing images?