Archive for December 21, 2010

The Gaskell affair (via The e-Astronomer)

Posted in Uncategorized on December 21, 2010 by telescoper

I thought I’d reblog the following post from Andy Lawrence. I think it will be of interest to readers here because it relates to a very important issue. If you would like to read the full article please follow the link to Andy’s original post…

Yesterday I saw a Twitter link to  a New York Times article about an astronomer suing the University of Kentucky, claiming he was rejected as a job applicant because of his religious faith. This piqued my interest. When I got there I found it was someone I know reasonably well on a professional level – Martin Gaskell. Martin graduated from the Edinburgh astrophysics degree the year before me – 1975 – and is a well known AGN researcher. He is an i … Read More

via The e-Astronomer