In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover Dorsa Majidi’s research on what it takes to create a new type of evolved stellar object!
Today’s authors address the problems that arise when astronomers
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, read about the work by Beryl Hovis-Afflerbach on the environments in which binary black holes originate!
Supermassive black holes have a really nasty reputation for rendering galaxies uninhabitable, but this perception may be misguided. It’s possible that the radiation these vast beasts release while feasting could bring forth a bounty for life as we know it. Could organisms subsist on the light of an AGN sun?
Do you like your star plain or with extra pepperoni? Starspots sit on the surface of a star like the pizza toppings on a pizza, and today’s astrobite looks at how starspot coverage changes for stars at different ~slices~ of their lifetimes.