Remote Access

I had a good discussion/argument with a colleague last week who thinks we should be trying to make remote attendance at conferences a reality. Unless we’re talking about the Texai Remote Virtual Presence, shown above in the Big Bang Theory, I disagree. Astronomers probably rank highly in their use of carbon, as they fly around […]


Herschel Gould Belt Papers

The Herschel space observatory is brilliant for studying star formation. Back in July, there was an Astronomy & Astrophysics special edition for Herschel. This page highlights the six publications in that special edition that concerned star formation in the Gould Belt –  a ring of star-forming regions looping around our Solar System. Herschel Gould Belt Papers