My Personal Hero: Priyamvada Natarajan on Martin Schwarzchild (and Mr. Carter)
I was an inquisitive child and my parents encouraged me and actively cultivated my curiosity. My first truly independent adventure, when I was 10, was to secretly take a public bus on my own to the Delhi Public Library. Given how quickly I was wolfing books down, I didn’t want to pester my parents to […]
The Gravity Wave Hunter
An astrophysicist sits down with Nautilus to discuss cosmology and culture.
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Exotic ultra-compressed matter can look like pasta, among other things.
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A 2018 mission will send a probe to within 4 million miles of the sun.
John Bahcall and the Hubble Telescope
Bringing the universe home.