Interplanetary collisions can explain a number of phenomena in our own solar system — here’s evidence of such a crash shaping the formation of two distant planets. Translate from an Astrobitos bite by Elena Gonzales Egea.
This year, the Chandra X-ray Observatory is celebrating its 20-year legacy. Dr. Ryan Hickox of Dartmouth College will explain how the resulting discoveries have shaped our view of the high-energy universe in his plenary talk at #AAS233.
Practical tips for setting up a research project, or “Things I wish I had known when I started my PhD”: Part 2
Advice, learned the hard way, for a well-organised research project! These tips can help keep your code tidy. Part 2 of 2.
Practical tips for setting up a research project, or “Things I wish I had known when I started my PhD”: Part 1
There are lots of tricks to help keep a research project organised – this post may save you from learning them the hard way! Part 1 of 2.
Do we really understand how black holes grow? Using new methods to run high resolution simulations, the authors of this paper investigate the evolution of gas near a supermassive black hole – and their results have serious implications for the models commonly used in cosmological simulations.