Did ‘Oumuamua originate in a nearby Giant Molecular Cloud? Today’s authors continue the debate surrounding the mysterious origins of our first interstellar visitor!
Ever wondered what role turbulence and other aspects of fluid dynamics play in the formation of stars in galaxies? Find out at Dr. Burkhart’s #AAS238 Annie Jump Cannon Prize lecture on Tuesday, 8th June!
What actions do physics & astronomy departments need to take to help African American students thrive and feel like they belong? Find out at Dr. Dobbins’ #AAS238 plenary talk on Monday, 7th June!
Today’s paper looks at the gravitational influence of the Large Magellanic Cloud on the Milky Way – one may think our Galaxy is in equilibrium, but it is actually being sloshed around!
Ever wondered how astronomers study the structure of our own Galaxy from within? Read on to find out how the Gaia mission helps us in this regard!