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!
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!