It started out with a burst of gamma rays, how did it end up like blackbody radiation? Today’s paper discusses observations of gamma ray bursts with strange spectra.
Machine learning has been covered in lots of previous Astrobites. But today’s paper is about machine learning off training wheels: a fully automated “unsupervised” method of classifying galaxy morphology.
Today’s paper uses gravitational lensing to find a dusty starburst galaxy so far away that it existed when the universe was less than a billion years old.
Want to do astro research, but not sure what kinds of graduate programs to apply for? Look no further–this post outlines everything you need to know about the differences between astronomy, physics, and other types of graduate programs.
Prof. Delores Knipp studies possibly the coolest-sounding thing ever: space weather!