Today’s classic paper explains why the baryon acoustic oscillation feature faithfully ferries cosmological information to the late universe.
In this summary of a classic paper from 1939, we look back at the very first theory of black hole formation: Oppenheimer and Snyder’s model of a spherically collapsing ball of dust.
The rocks explored by the Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater are sure signs of the past presence of water on the red planet, but how did they form? The prevailing view has been a long-lasting lake environment, potentially suitable for life, but today’s paper offers a much more dramatic explanation.
Could Venus ever have boasted an ocean? What can models of atmosphere and interior evolution tell us about the history of water on our sister planet?
In today’s classic paper – Nobel laureate Roger Penrose fits the whole universe on a page!
This week we’re celebrating this year’s astronomical awardees for the Nobel Prize in Physics. Today we have Reinhard Genzel and his pioneering work on constraining the black hole at the centre of our Galaxy