The majority of groundbreaking astronomical discoveries are completely unexpected. With a multitude of next-generation telescope surveys being planned or under construction, how can we maximize our chances of coming across these serendipitous finds?
A glimpse of the #SPIEastro conference in Edinburgh
In the era of extremely large telescopes, let’s take look at the opposite end: the extremely little telescopes. KELT, or the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope, is one of them.
If you hold an engineering diploma and dream of exploring the universe, this Astrobite is for you: practical advice on how to take the leap into astronomy and astrophysics.
How can we find other pale blue dots? Today’s paper studies what could be the most time-effective way to search for Earth-like exoplanets, just by looking at their colors.
The third Extreme Solar System conference was held between Nov 29 to Dec 4th, in Kona, Hawaii, on the 20th anniversary of the first exoplanet detection around a main sequence star. This astrobite gives a brief overview of the conference.