Today’s post investigates how multitasking TESS is not only detecting exoplanets, but ‘listening’ to their stars, allowing us to find out more about both planet and star.
Dr David DeVorkin’s talk is about George Ellery Hale, the American astronomer who put the physics in astrophysics — check out his plenary talk at #AAS233 to learn more!
Today’s Beyond post looks at where virtual reality and astronomy collide.
Could exocomets be causing these strange shaped lightcurves?
Planets form from protoplanetary disks. How they can be heavier on average than the disks is questioning our theories of planet formation.