Nathan Sanders

Nathan Sanders has written 63 posts for astrobites

Happy Birthday Astrobites–a look back at our first four years

Astrobites has a birthday this month. Bear with us as we take a look back at our first four years.

AAS digital switch a long time coming?

The AAS will no longer print physical copies of its flagship journals the ApJ and AJ. What does this mean for our field?

Entering the Matrix: Exploring the formation history of a universe on your laptop

How Dylan Nelson produced amazing, interactive visualizations of the Illustris simulation

Has IBEX detected eddies in the spacetime continuum?

Douglas Adams’ fictional Ford Prefect famously warned us of eddies in the spacetime continuum. Has the IBEX spacecraft now found evidence that they really exist?

Interactive astronomy software produced by graduate students

We asked each student in our Harvard AY201b course to develop an online software module that they could use to teach their peers, and other students around the world. See the amazing results!

Announcing Astroplots!

Today Astrobites is launching a new project, a tumblr blog called Astroplots. You can visit or subscribe to Astroplots for brief updates on research in astrophysics, both historical and fresh off the (e-)presses. The format of this new blog is a little different than the main Astrobites site. Instead of describing a full work in […]

One week left to apply for Communicating Science 2013!

In January, we announced the Communicating Science 2013 workshop. Now there’s just one week remaining before the March 1st application deadline for the Workshop.