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Nov 04, 2021
Astronomer withdraws paper and puts book sales on hold amid controversy. Some say he’s a casualty in the culture wars; others say he burned himself.

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April 5, 2022
Science papers are the right place to talk about the supremacist history of science, Clara del Junco writes.
November 4, 2021
Astronomer withdraws paper and puts book sales on hold amid controversy. Some say he’s a casualty in the culture wars; others say he burned himself.
December 3, 2019
A new approach to teaching physics "energy first" holds promise, especially for students who struggle with math.
September 9, 2019
A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they've learned more than they actually have -- potentially at the expense of active learning.
January 22, 2018
Tarrant County College suspends astronomy instructor after he talked about the Koran in class in the dark, his face covered by a scarf.
May 24, 2017
Court vacates a tenure denial by Cornell, finding that the university denied basic due process over allegations that were rejected or never proven. Supporters say an important researcher is having his career stymied.
February 6, 2017
At a time when some colleges have eliminated the discipline, a historically black college is restoring the major.
March 16, 2016
American Physical Society effort seeks to illuminate and improve the climate for lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual physicists.
January 20, 2016
Anonymous astronomers object to some of their peers' efforts to name and shame known harassers in the field.
January 8, 2016
Author discusses new book about poetry and science during the Cold War.

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