To provide insight into a typical week in my life as a grad student, I kept a record of my daily activities. How does it compare to your own?
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.
WFIRST is an exciting telescope set to launch into orbit in 2025, and today we explore some of the fascinating Solar System science it might carry out.
An instrument designed to look for exoplanets around the brightest stars in the sky; what have they found so far?
Checking out the newly improved NIKA 2 camera based at the IRAM telescope and its potential for cosmology.
Today’s ‘beyond’ bite takes you back to 2000, when a new telescope meant to survey the night sky takes the astrophysics community by storm.