Whether we like it or not, policy affects the way we do science. Read on to learn about it, and how you can help shape policy yourself!
A Happy New Year from everyone at Astrobites! Read on to find out about our fun events, collaborations and top-read articles in the last 12 months!
A starter guide to classifying supernovae based on their light curves and spectra.
There are some papers that present relations that are important enough to get their own names. This astrobite presents three relations that have a remarkable similar shape, namely the Faber-Jackson, Tully-Fisher and M-sigma relations.
It’s been 50 years since Nikolai Kardashev proposed his eponymous scale for ranking hypothetical civilisations based on their energy consumption. We take a look at its theoretical and practical impact, and how it’s still influencing SETI today
More than a year ago, scientists managed to land on a comet for the very first time in human history. Read on to get a compact overview of some of the most important results of the mission obtained so far.