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Planets form from protoplanetary disks. How they can be heavier on average than the disks is questioning our theories of planet formation.
What do findings from the report on sexual harassment by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine mean in an era of social upheaval?
What can we learn from the largest set of neutron star merger simulations with realistic microphysics to date?
Today’s paper explores whether magnetars could be the instigator behind some strange supernovae.
The spectacular disk around HD142527 is a carnival of spirals and gaps: is it all caused by a single massive companion?
Astronomy beyond the research
Check out some undergraduate research highlights!
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Navigating careers in astronomy
Do you feel lost reading papers? Try reading a review article or a classic paper first!
Today we explore how to handle grad school rejection, with different career paths and anecdotes from similar experiences.
In today’s Astrobite, we consider suggestions for establishing a personal definition of success in astronomy.