Today’s post for #BlackInAstro week looks at the underrepresentation of Black women in astronomy and physics, and summarizes two papers on their lived experiences in the field.
Black astronomers and physicists are drastically underrepresented in these fields. Here we break down the numbers, and look at research on the discrimination faced by Black students in STEM.
We at Astrobites believe that BlackLivesMatter. Come learn with us about ways to make astronomy more anti-racist!
How can we make academic posters clear, concise, and quick without sacrificing information?
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.
If you’ve been to a conference, you’ve probably seen a Twitter handle on someone’s poster. Come find out why that is, and learn about other ways we can use Twitter in astro!