Online registration for ScienceWriters2019, featuring the 57th presentation of CASW's New Horizons in Science briefings, is now open at https://sciencewriters2019.org. The conference will take place October 25-29 in State College, Pa., hosted by Penn State University. Attendance at the New Horizons program is free, thanks to the generous support of Penn State and additional sponsors. Attendees may also register for the professional development workshop program of the National Association of Science Writers; NASW members attend at a special rate and earn an early-bird discount until September 5. Penn State is also offering a Lunch with a Scientist menu and an array of tours and field trips.
The black hole, Cygnus X-1, pulls matter from the blue star beside it. Topics in astrophysics and cosmology will be prominent in this year's New Horizons program. Image: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss