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Just how far away is the Pleiades?
Josh Fuchs Josh Fuchs 9 hours ago

The Pleiades is one of the most well-known open clusters visible with the naked eye from Earth. But… Read More

Taking a Gap Year - Part 1
Anson Lam Anson Lam 2 days ago

In the first of a series of posts, several of our Astrobiters talk about their experiences taking a… Read More

Applying to grad school in the US: a timeline

I find that thinking about major undertakings and not knowing where to start can be extremely stress… Read More

What's in a Heartbeat?
Meredith Rawls Meredith Rawls 6 days ago

Instead of happily orbiting in circles with constant velocity, the two stars spend most of their tim… Read More

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