Half of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to James Peebles for his work in physical cosmology. Come read about some of his contributions that led to this recognition!
Last week, the Nobel Prize was awarded for the discovery of the first exoplanet found around a sun-like star. Come learn about how they did it, and why this was such a big deal!
I attended AAS Congressional Visits Day. Here is what happened.
In mid August 600 astronomers met in Reykjavik, Iceland Extreme Solar Systems IV.
When we think about access, we may think of ramps or other physical accomodations – but what more can we do to ensure that astronomy is truly accessible to everyone in our community? This Astro2020 white paper delves into what’s not working, and what we can do to improve.
This post continues our series on how western astronomy has historically interacted with Indigenous communities around the world. Today, we’re discussing Kitt Peak National Observatory and Mt. Graham International Observatory in the Southwest US.