In 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration released the first image of a black hole. Now, they have new polarization measurements that probe its magnetic field.
Filaments in the molecular cloud Serpens South are shuttling gas and dust towards a core of protostars, showing that magnetic fields likely play a role in star formation.
Each year, some of our authors move on with their career, and we need new, passionate, talented science communicators to join our team! Read on to find out why you should apply when the application comes out later this week.
Lakes of liquid water have been confirmed and mapped on Mars, underneath the icy surface of the planet’s South Pole. But how did we find them, and what do they mean?
Post-starburst galaxies have stopped forming new stars, but astronomers are still trying to figure out why. Today’s paper looks at an unusual galaxy to see what might be quenching its star formation.