We report on Day 1 of the winter AAS meeting in Seattle, WA. Highlights include a discussion of interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua, an overview of first results from TESS, a dragon in the Orion Nebula, and a look at the role identities play in astronomy.
This week, Astrobites is attending the American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, Washington! We’ll be bringing you highlights from the meeting all week long.
Astrobites in Portuguese (Astropontos) is looking for enthusiastic students to join the team! If you are interested, send your application by January 21st.
Today’s undergraduate research post features a student who analyzed the motion of tornadoes on the Sun’s surface using spectroscopy. Read on to find out more!