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Shooting the Breeze with Mars

There’s more happening for the surface of Mars than just piles of Martian rock. In today’s astrobite, we look at laboratory experiments done right here on Earth to learn more about the climate of our dusty neighbor.

Beyond astro-ph

Astronomy beyond the research

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 4

We report on Day 4 of the winter AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD. Highlights include an overview of the electromagnetic counterparts to LIGO’s first neutron-star merger, a look at the powerful instrumentation that detected gravitational waves, and a discussion of science funding in the context of our political climate.

Astrobites at AAS 231: Day 3

We report on Day 3 of the winter AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD. Highlights include an overview of the latest results from space telescopes, a look at our sister planet Venus, and discussion of data science’s role in astronomy.

Navigating careers in astronomy

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