In 2022, we think of the Big Bang theory as a cornerstone of cosmology, but as recently as a few decades ago, scientists weren’t so sure. Today’s classic astrobite explores one of the final pieces of evidence that helped the Big Bang become the widely accepted idea it now is.
Today’s classic paper summary covers the first exoplanet discovery- a pulsar planet!
In remembrance of Frank Drake (May 28, 1930-September 2, 2022), today’s classic paper summary covers his eponymous equation, thoughts on SETI approaches, and legacy.
Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems Conference – Dedicated to the Scientific Legacy of Willy Kley
Prof. Willy Kley, a pioneer in the field of protoplanetary disks, unexpectedly died in December 2021. Today’s post commemorates Willy’s legacy and summarizes a scientific conference that was held in memory of Willy in the beginning of August.
Disabled astronomers have been present throughout history, despite facing an incredible amount of challenges. Today, we’re sharing the stories of six d/Deaf astronomers who made incredible contributions to the field in the past two centuries.
Do you you want to know how it was like on the early Earth? I can say you this: it probably wasn’t pretty.