It seems that Tabby’s star has more tricks up in its sleeve than previously thought: today’s pre-print shows evidence that the WTF star has actually dimmed during the 4-year long Kepler mission, throwing more fuel into the fire. But do not expect aliens. Just saying.
Astrobites interviews Sean Carroll, one of the leading theoretical cosmologists of our time, about our universe, his new book and everything in between.
A glimpse of the #SPIEastro conference in Edinburgh
The latest science from a few early-career researchers.
We report on the morning of Day 4 of the summer AAS meeting in San Diego, CA. Highlights include an overview of the current state of exoplanet detection, supernovae, and black holes.
We report on the afternoon of Day 3 of the summer AAS meeting in San Diego, CA. Highlights include black holes mosh pits leading to LIGO sources, using GRBs as standard candles, cosmological simulations of the early universe, and changing the scientific information on the internet with a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.