Today’s bite takes a look at a paper that changed our understanding of stars and the stuff that streams from them. Read on to learn more about the physics surrounding Parker’s discovery of the solar wind.
Dilhan Eryurt was the the first Turkish astronomer to work at NASA and the only woman at Goddard during her tenure. She fundamentally changed our understanding of the Sun.
Today’s Astrobite looks at a classic paper by Barbara Williams, the first Black woman to get a PhD
Isaac Newton spent a lot of time in isolation playing with prisms. This led to our understanding of light, and hence to modern astrophysics, so here’s a quarantine edition of our series on Astrophysical Classics.
Read about how the Harvard Computers shaped stellar astronomy and more in today’s guest post by Jillian Hyland.
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!