The TESS mission has found an Earth-like planet in the habitable zone of its star, but the question of how the system formed is baffling astronomers.
Pulsars emit radio radiation, but sometimes they just randomly switch off. Why is that?
Why is one magnetar giving off bursts of energetic radio waves? Is it related to giant pulses? FRBs? Both?
Learn more about the Pulsar Search Collaboratory, a program that allows high school students to search for pulsars with the Green Bank Telescope!
With courses, teaching labs, and try to get as much research in as possible, graduate students are feeling the pressure more than ever and it’s affecting their mental health. Check out this article for tips on how to maintain a healthy brain during a difficult time.