A recent observation of an extremely distant quasar sheds some (X-ray) light on the long-standing mystery of supermassive black hole formation.
“The past, present, and future of the Hubble tension”: We interviewed cosmologist Daniel Scolnic for his plenary talk at the upcoming #AAS242!
Tufts University graduate workers receive some of the lowest pay among top 50 universities when adjusted against cost of living. This year they are fighting for a new contract to raise wages, expand healthcare coverage, and secure new workplace protections.
Measuring the mass of black holes in the centers of far away galaxies can be tricky, but today’s paper demonstrates the viability of a new method in this field: gravitational lensing!
In an era of increasing reliance on computers to classify astrophysical imagery, what role do humans have to play? Today’s paper examines human biases in visual searches for gravitational lensing.