This week we’re celebrating this year’s astronomical awardees for the Nobel Prize in Physics. First up, Prof. Andrea Ghez and the mysteries of the Galactic Center!
Today’s dual-language post takes a look at a classic paper of Shakura & Sunyaev written in 1973. Whilst this paper advanced our understanding of accretion disks, we still have an incomplete theoretical picture. That may all change
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.