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Researchers are undecided on how to classify the first publicly announced gravitational wave detection from LIGO-Virgo’s third observing run.
Help us celebrate the first 10 episodes of astro[sound]bites, the podcast that features the astrobites you know and love.
How well a galaxy dances may be a matter of life or death.
Today’s undergraduate research post is seeking to automatically identify variable stars in the upcoming all sky survey, LSST. Read on to find out more!
What does it take to upgrade an existing radio telescope to survey fast radio bursts?
New observations of starless and prestellar cores in Taurus reveal an unexpectedly rich complex chemistry.
Astronomy beyond the research
In our new series on outreach, we highlight activities you can do at any stage of your career – first up, Letters to a Pre-Scientist and MIT Astrogazers!
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.
Navigating careers in astronomy
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!
Neutron star mergers are incredible events! Come hear Professor Daniel Kasen talk all about them on Monday, January 6th at 4:40 PM at #AAS235!
Professor Robert Kennicutt has been at the forefront of research on the star formation rate of galaxies for decade. Come here about his thoughts on the next decade of astronomy research at his talk on Tuesday, January 7th at 3:40 PM at #AAS235!