Some people claim the Physics GRE helps students “stand out” in admissions. Today’s paper says there’s no evidence for that, yet another reason why we should get rid of the GREs in admissions! #GRExit
Do common curricula used in physics classrooms follow the principles of Universal Design? Today’s article, written by Nick Young of PERbites, details the findings of just such an investigation and reports possible modifications to improve accessibility of physics education.
TAs are important in student learning, so how can we better prepare TAs to teach? This is the first post in a collaboration between PERbites and Astrobites on science education.
Interplanetary collisions can explain a number of phenomena in our own solar system — here’s evidence of such a crash shaping the formation of two distant planets. Translate from an Astrobitos bite by Elena Gonzales Egea.
What stereotypes do people have about physics compared to other sciences, and how can we change that perception?
Today, we hear from Ana Torres Campos about her experiences observing black holes for the Even Horizon Telescope. This is a crosspost from our sister site astrobitos.