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Gender and sexual minorities in astronomy and planetary science face increased risks of harassment and assault

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, pansexual, asexual, and/or nonbinary (LGBTQPAN) people are…

Astro2020 Decadal Survey: APC White Papers

In early 2019, astronomers submitted 294 “APC” — Activities, Projects, and State…

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The Lifetimes of Astronomical Papers and the Completeness of the ADS

By counting the numbers of citations received after publication, we can determine…

Almost Forgotten Anniversaries in 2019

Several key events and discoveries related to meteoritics, astronomy, geo- and cosmochemistry,…

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Gustav Andreas Tammann

Gustav Tammann died on Sunday the 6th of January 2019. Gustav Andreas…

Peter Abrahams

Peter Abrahams passed away on Sunday the 4th of March 2018. Peter…

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Hubble NGC 5189

Confirming New Physics in Space

Not all laboratory astrophysics occurs in labs down here on Earth; sometimes, the lab is in

white dwarf giant planet

Giant Planets in a Post-Apocalyptic Solar System

How will the giant planets of our solar system fare after the Sun evolves into a white dwa

galactic fountain

Modeling Supernovae Feedback as a Galactic Fountain

Astrobites reports on how stellar feedback can drive a galactic fountain by pushing out gas

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