Today’s paper explores whether magnetars could be the instigator behind some strange supernovae.
Are planets just as likely to form around binary stars as they are around single stars? Today’s authors are asking this very question.
Today’s authors have discovered the biggest, baddest quasar in all the land: J2157-3602. Don’t let this quasar’s numerical name fool you – it is home to the fastest growing black hole yet discovered.
At a local installation of ComSciCon in Atlanta, attendees gained useful advice for making their science communication efforts more effective. In this BEYOND post, you can pick up some of those pointers for yourself.
Scientists (and film producers) have been fascinated by the prospect for ET life for quite some time. Today’s authors create a model that predicts the biodiversity of a planet, and the results may not be what you expect. Check out this bite to see which stars are most likely to host complex life.