Brian Koberlein is an astrophysicist and physics professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. He writes about astronomy and astrophysics on his blog "One Universe at a Time," as well as on Google+. You can follow him on Twitter @BrianKoberlein

Artificial Light Has Made Life Easier — Unless You’re an Astronomer

The biggest frustration for modern astronomers originates right here on Earth.

September 29, 2017

60 Years Since They Were First Observed, There’s Much Left to Learn About Neutrinos

The enduring weirdness of neutrinos (and their flavors).

August 28, 2017

Why Neutrinos Aren’t “Real”

Here's how our intuition fails when it comes to quantum theory.

August 27, 2017

The Secrets of Neutrinos, One of the Strangest Particles in the Known Universe

How neutrinos with “fuzzy” quantum mass solve the solar neutrino problem.

August 26, 2017

Solar Eclipses Reveal That the Pace of Time is Changing

Our days are lengthening by about 1.8 milliseconds per century.

August 20, 2017

A Different Kind of Science Show

These stories are worth telling.

August 18, 2017

Uncover The Hidden Stories Behind Our Greatest Scientific Discoveries

The universe has a story to tell.

August 16, 2017

Why Some Stars Are Really Just Super Hot Vacuums

One of the common tropes in astronomy is a comparison of our Sun to other stars. It’s a great way of showing just how tiny we are. Betelgeuse, for example, has a radius more than 1,100 times that of...

May 21, 2015

Water on Alien Worlds: Ganymede

We know Enceledus has liquid water by its cryovolcanoes. There are other ways we can tell if a moon has a water interior, but one of the more interesting methods is to look at a moon’s aurora. This...

May 8, 2015

Does A Great Filter Solve the Fermi Paradox?

In this article, we covered the lack of evidence for extraterrestrial intelligence. While there are lots of possible reasons why such evidence isn’t forthcoming, the seeming abundance of...

April 30, 2015
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