ars_belli: Abell 2744 (Abell 2744)
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Long-time lurker, first-time poster here...
Every week (most) astrophysics papers (amongst other fields) go up as pre-prints in a site called arXiv, which enables the community to see who is doing what and which topics are hot now, etc. etc. There's no better way to check that one's understood a paper than to explain it to a non-specialist audience. So I thought I would take a small collection (not more than half-a-dozen) of the hundred-plus papers which appear in General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology and Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics and summarize them in a paragraph for a non-astrophysics audience. Is this the sort of thing in which [community profile] science would be interested?

Edit: Apologies for the earlier HTML fail...

Date: 2016-10-21 01:11 pm (UTC)
kaberett: Overlaid Mars & Venus symbols, with Swiss Army knife tools at other positions around the central circle. (Default)
From: [personal profile] kaberett
I would very happily read. :-)

Date: 2016-10-21 02:57 pm (UTC)
yvi: Kaylee half-smiling, looking very pretty (Default)
From: [personal profile] yvi
Sounds great!

Date: 2016-10-21 03:23 pm (UTC)
alias_sqbr: A stack of turtles against stars (turtles all the way down)
From: [personal profile] alias_sqbr
Yes! That sounds great!

Date: 2016-10-21 04:04 pm (UTC)
linaelyn: (SCIENCE from xkcd)
From: [personal profile] linaelyn
This is a GREAT idea! Can this catch on as a thing for the community? Because I'd love to read summaries for a nonspecialist from all sorts of science fields.

Date: 2016-10-21 09:55 pm (UTC)
birguslatro: Birgus Latro III icon (Default)
From: [personal profile] birguslatro
That's a wonderful idea!

Date: 2016-10-22 09:54 pm (UTC)
dhampyresa: (SCIENCE SMASH)
From: [personal profile] dhampyresa
Sounds amazing!

Date: 2016-10-24 02:14 pm (UTC)
nanila: fulla starz (lolcat: science)
From: [personal profile] nanila
Yes, yes please.

Date: 2016-12-29 04:01 am (UTC)
rambl3: green tribal bearface (Default)
From: [personal profile] rambl3
That would be a great idea!

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