Today we interview Dr. Scott Tremaine, who is giving the career-capping Henry Norris Russell lecture, which will feature insights into cosmic dynamics on scales ranging from comets to galaxy clusters.
What powers the core of the bright galaxy A2261-BCG? A massive black hole in the middle? A recoiling black hole? The authors of today’s paper use X-ray data to try to find out!
For the first time ever, a planet has been found orbiting a white dwarf. Check out today’s Astrobite to learn more!
How much does our galaxy weigh? The authors of today’s paper use globular clusters in the halo of the galaxy to try to answer this question!
Check out this post to read more about Astrotweeps, a Twitter account run by a new astronomer or planetary scientist every week!