Twitter was an amazing resource for networking and discussion in astronomy. But since Elon Musk's increasingly disastrous takeover of the platform, everyone has been looking for better alternatives to Musk's Twitter. Bluesky is one such option that I'll explain in this post.
Over a dozen papers have reported new discoveries of open clusters in Gaia data at the time of writing, in less than three years since the release of Gaia DR2. At the core of all papers in this field are clustering algorithms. But which is best at recovering them in Gaia data?
Whether you’re looking for an electronic way to read papers, or just an e-mail tool that’s comfy to lounge around with on a couch, tablets can be fantastic productivity tools. Fed up of having paper all over your desk? In this post, we’ll look at the best tablets currently on the market for …
Public speaking is an essential skill in academia. Whether at a conference or while giving a lecture, public speaking is an unavoidable (and sometimes dreaded) part of a career in science. Yet one crucial topic is often overlooked: Microphones, and how to use them.