There’s a problem with dark matter, and two possible solutions: bright, luminous supernovae, or dark matter itself.
Where does the dust in the universe come from? Today’s bite explains that luminous blue variables, a rare type of evolved massive star, may be the second most important producer of dust in galaxies.
When galaxies fall into galaxy clusters, the consequences can be quite epic. But are they more epic with Self-Interacting Dark Matter? Today’s paper suggests the answer is yes. Bite also available in Dutch / Deze Bite is ook beschikbaar in het Nederlands!
Like humanity, alien civilizations need to harvest energy. But how to power your civilization, if the energy of a star is not enough? Today’s authors discuss a fascinating prospect: Harvesting the energy of black holes with Dyson spheres.
Why is the Universe’s expansion accelerating? We have no idea! But, maybe fast radio bursts can provide some clues.
Today’s bite explores the landing site selection process for Dragonfly, an upcoming rotorcraft mission to Saturn’s moon Titan