I’m going to go ahead and give away the punchline: the answer to this post’s title is, “If your source is within 8 degrees of the Moon, quite probably.” — at least according to this paper’s authors. Read on to find out why!
We’ve detected planets around pulsars before, but this pulsar has an even stranger signal. Could it be due to an asteroid belt similar to the one in our solar system orbiting it?
Voids in the cosmic web are observed to be contain large-scale magnetic fields … but it’s unclear how this happens. In this paper, the authors suggest two possible explanations.
Do all tidal disruption events produce jets? This paper tests the hypothesis that they do!
What happens when a neutron star collapses into a black hole? What kind of signal could we expect to see? These theorists have some ideas…