A summary of EWASS 2018 (II)

A summary of EWASS 2018 (II)

The second post in our coverage of the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences 2018 in Liverpool, UK, including a review of the Cassini mission, reports from the European Space Agency and the European Southern Observatory, and an introduction to the Square Kilometre Array.

A summary of EWASS 2018 (I)

A summary of EWASS 2018 (I)

Last week, over 1400 astronomers met at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences in Liverpool. From observations of high-redshift galaxies, to simulations of the universe and starquakes, we give you an eclectic mixture of highlights of the week.

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 4

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 4

We report on Day 4 of the winter AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD. Highlights include an overview of the electromagnetic counterparts to LIGO’s first neutron-star merger, a look at the powerful instrumentation that detected gravitational waves, and a discussion of science funding in the context of our political climate.

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 3

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 3

We report on Day 3 of the winter AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD. Highlights include an overview of the latest results from space telescopes, a look at our sister planet Venus, and discussion of data science’s role in astronomy.