The Astrobites collaboration stands in solidarity with international students at US institutions. We value international students as friends and as people regardless of their contributions, and we believe they belong in the US just as much as domestic students.
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.
Today for #BlackInAstro week, we summarize a sociological study on Black students’ science aspirations & how to improve the “thinkability” of science careers.
To start off a full week of #BlackInAstro posts, we interview Ashley Walker—the person who came up with the #BlackInAstro hashtag!
Black astronomers and physicists are drastically underrepresented in these fields. Here we break down the numbers, and look at research on the discrimination faced by Black students in STEM.
We at Astrobites believe that BlackLivesMatter. Come learn with us about ways to make astronomy more anti-racist!