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Look! A Lensing!

Microlensing events can be predicted by following the path of high proper motion stars. In this paper, the authors do just that with Gaia DR2 data.

Leavitt’s Standard Candles

Happy International Women’s Day! In today’s beyond post we investigate two classic papers by Henrietta Swan Leavitt that are key to our understanding of the universe today.

Beyond astro-ph

Astronomy beyond the research

Astrobites at AAS 233: Day 4

We report on Day 4 of the winter AAS meeting in Seattle, WA. Highlights include an exploding space cow, a discussion of data in astronomy, the latest look at the possibility of life beyond earth, and an exploration of climate impact much closer to home.

Navigating careers in astronomy

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