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Happy Red’s release week, swifties! Today we discuss a paper about RED giants, and how you can tell if they had undergone a merger or not!
Zili Shen reflects on observatory trips and what she loves about observing.
We are looking for enthusiastic students to join the Astrobites in Spanish team. Interested? Send us your application materials by December 1.
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, explore how Anna McElhannon is investigating the relationship between pulsation and metallicity in RR Lyrae stars!
Could Venus have ever boasted the expansive oceans we find on Earth today? Find out by reading today’s bite about planetary scientists that modeled Venus’s atmosphere!
Today’s paper works to catch a leak with a new technique, using resolved Lyman-alpha line profiles to gain insight into the epoch of reionization
Astronomy beyond the research
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, explore how Jia Wei Teh examines young star clusters and tries to match them to HII regions!
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover how Larissa Palethorpe finds a way to get more information out of transit light curves.
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover how Lucia Volkova has been working with PICO to improve bubble chambers, one possible way to detect dark matter.
Navigating careers in astronomy
On the final day of #BlackInAstroWeek2021, we interview science communicator and #BlackInAstro organizer Cheyenne Polius!
Another interview for #BlackInAstroWeek! We interview Dr. Carl E. Fields, a rising star studying core-collapse supernovae using computer simulations and one of the #BlackInAstro co-organizers!
Another interview for #BlackInAstroWeek! We interview Caprice Phillips, a rising star studying exoplanets and one of the #BlackInAstro organizers!