Graduate student David Zegeye writes about his experience as a Black astronomer from Chicago, and about UChicago’s past and present vis-à-vis the land it occupies.
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.
Graduate student Cheyenne Polius writes about her experience as a Black woman studying astrophysics in the UK!
Today for #BlackInAstro week, we summarize a sociological study on Black students’ science aspirations & how to improve the “thinkability” of science careers.
To start off a full week of #BlackInAstro posts, we interview Ashley Walker—the person who came up with the #BlackInAstro hashtag!