In light of the October 30 ruling on the Thirty Meter Telescope, a review of modern astronomy on Mauna Kea seems warranted. This post came out of the Astrobites Policy Committee, which focuses on science and the government.
Did Aboriginal Australians notice that Betelgeuse is a variable star? Today’s paper provides additional evidence that they did.
This week about 500 astronomers met in Boston, MA for the 20th Cambridge Workshop on Cool stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun (Cool Stars) meeting.
The annual meeting of the Astronomical Society of Australia happened last week; here’s a short summary of some of the incredible science happening Down Under!
Dr Nicholas Walton discusses the impacts of GAIA and his research! See him today at #AAS232!