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  • La NASA lanza la misión Equity y solicita comentarios del público para ampliar el acceso
    on 15 June 2021 at 21:05

    La NASA lanza la Misión Equity (equidad, en español), un esfuerzo integral para evaluar la expansión y modificación de programas, compras de suministros, becas, y políticas de la agencia y examinar qué obstáculos y desafíos potenciales existen para las comunidades que históricamente están subrepresentadas y desatendidas.

  • NASA Launches Mission Equity, Seeks Public Input to Broaden Access
    on 15 June 2021 at 19:15

    NASA is launching Mission Equity, a comprehensive effort to assess expanding and modifying agency programs, procurements, grants, and policies, and examine what potential barriers and challenges exist for communities that are historically underrepresented and underserved.

  • From Starving Black Holes to Warped Galaxies
    by Lauren Sgro on 15 June 2021 at 17:17

    Hot topics from the American Astronomical Society summer meeting range from colliding galaxies, to warped galaxies, to starving black holes. The post From Starving Black Holes to Warped Galaxies appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  • Astronomers Look into the Past of Local Dwarf Galaxies
    by Camille M. Carlisle on 14 June 2021 at 21:11

    A combination of simulations and observations indicates that galaxies like the Large Magellanic Cloud control when punier dwarfs plunge into large galaxies. The post Astronomers Look into the Past of Local Dwarf Galaxies appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  • China’s Zhurong Rover Snaps Selfie on Mars
    by David Dickinson on 14 June 2021 at 17:00

    China’s Zhurong rover gets to work exploring Mars, with a new panorama of its landing site. The post China’s Zhurong Rover Snaps Selfie on Mars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.