A supposed extrasolar meteorite made a big splash in both the headlines and the Pacific Ocean. Today’s authors ask whether this object might not have been interstellar at all.
Observations from both space and ground,
a planet have finally found!
leads to imaging detection,
of a Jupiter with slightly thin clouds!
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen recently retired as Associate Administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Astrobites had the opportunity to interview Dr. Zurbuchen about his tenure at SMD and the current and future state of NASA Science.
Transmission spectroscopy shows /
no gases or features, although /
whether sunspots or hazes /
or both (how in blazes?) /
this atmosphere’s spectrum is sloped!
A dormant stellar mass black hole has been found, practically in our own backyard!