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For the 13th meeting the astronomy twitter journal club discussed Detection of a Dipole in the Handedness of Spiral Galaxies with Redshifts z ~ 0.04 by Michael Longo. There’s a brief introduction to the topic here, and the full transcript … Continue reading
Astronomy Twitter Journal Club tackled supernova progenitors for its 10th meeting, inspired by this year’s Nobel Physics Prize, which was awarded to Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Riess. Congratulations! There’s some background to the topic in our preview post … Continue reading
Astronomy Twitter Journal Club resumed after a short holiday with a discussion of the paper that everyone is talking about at the moment. There are some interesting links to read from our preview post, and you can also read the full Tweet … Continue reading
For the 8th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club we tackled a recent paper that attempted a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis. The paper was suggested by Matt Burleigh. He thought it would be a good paper to discuss as it “has been getting … Continue reading
The seventh meeting of the astronomy journal twitter club was all about the growth of black holes and galaxies in the early Universe. The paper discussed, Cold Flows and the First Quasars, presents the results from a detailed new simulation … Continue reading
For the 6th meeting of the Astronomy Twitter Journal Club we decided to try something a little different – just a discussion about a topic rather than a paper. This was purely because we didn’t have time to pick and … Continue reading
For the fifth meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club we decided to try a new time – Sunday at 10am GMT – which was friendlier for eastern timezones. The paper chosen for discussion was Demographics of Bulge Types within … Continue reading