Unlike most astrophysicists today, this one did go observing for a change. And what he finds there is out of this world. Literally.
Astronomers may have finally observed the event that explains polluted white dwarfs and their debris disks.
How can we find other pale blue dots? Today’s paper studies what could be the most time-effective way to search for Earth-like exoplanets, just by looking at their colors.
Preliminary results from a new survey looking for ultra-bright galaxies in the early universe.
Today’s paper explores the galactic homes of superluminous supernovae — some of the brightest explosions in our universe.
In 2014, astronomers found evidence for the existence of two super-Earths orbiting the 10 billion years-old Kapteyn’s star. However, today’s paper is casting doubt on the detection of at least one of these planets, and stellar activity is to blame.