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?
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!
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 […]
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.
Stop by our poster at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Observational surveys looking for the smallest super-massive black holes come up empty; could they be hiding in plain sight?
The Prisoner’s Dilemma is one of the classic problems in game theory, first posed in 1950 and studied exhaustively for generations. Remarkably, a new solution has been discovered that prompts us to re-examine long held principles.
The subject of today’s paper from the arXiv is… Astrobites