Case Studies in Astronomy


Why is ethics important for science?

Research Misconduct

Conflicts of Interest


Data Management

Intellectual Property

Mentoring and Whistleblowing

Environmental Ethics

  • Astronomy Meetings
    • Jeff Silverman and Nicholas McConnell (pdf)
  • Ground-based astronomy
    • Kristen Shapiro and Holly Maness (pdf)
  • Space-based astronomy
    • Adam Morgan & Chat Hull (pdf)
  • Airborne Astronomy (SOFIA)
    • Chris Klein and Katey Alatalo (pdf)
  • Computation / Theory
    • Aaron Lee and Jonnie Pober (pdf)

Intelligent Design

Military research & technology transfer

Advocacy for Big Science

Diversity & Inclusion