More than astronomy & astrophysics

More than astronomy & astrophysics

Astronomy & astrophysics is certainly an exciting field of research, but imagine there is a lot of research in other fields as well. How has research across different disciplines evolved in the past and how will astrophysics & astronomy do in terms of interdisciplinarity in the future?

The Strange Naming Conventions of Astronomy

The Strange Naming Conventions of Astronomy

Let’s face it: some astronomical systems don’t make any sense. Join us for a look at the history of some of these terms, as we try to understand why stellar spectral classification and the magnitude system work like they do.