Unlike most astrophysicists today, this one did go observing for a change. And what he finds there is out of this world. Literally.
What do you get when you put astronomers in a room with their computers and tell them to work on small, interesting projects? A hack day! Here is a rundown of what we accomplished during the hack day at the 227th AAS Meeting. From bits of python code to new citizen science projects to crafty sewing endeavors, hack day has something for everyone.
Advice on the NSF essays.
When I was an undergrad speaking about my studies or my summer research project to people outside my field was scary. Now, believe it or not, a decade later, it’s still scary!
In the first of a series of posts, several of our Astrobiters talk about their experiences taking a year off to do research before starting graduate school.
SciCoder is an annual workshop in New York City for early-career astronomers with the tagline: How I Learned To Stop Hating Coding and Start Getting Things Done.