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Fluorescent Worlds: Searching for Life’s Glow

New research by astronomers at Cornell’s Carl Sagan Institute uncovers a novel way to search for the existence of life in the Universe. Flares from red dwarf stars, commonly believed to pose serious problems for habitability, might actually expose hidden biospheres through the process of biofluorescence.

Beyond astro-ph

Astronomy beyond the research

Maunakea, Western Astronomy, and Hawai`i

Recent events surrounding the Thirty Meter Telescope have brought this ongoing controversy to the forefront of conversation once again. Building upon a previous Astrobite, today’s post reviews how western astronomy has historically interacted with the Indigenous Hawaiian community.

Navigating careers in astronomy

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