Microlensing events can be predicted by following the path of high proper motion stars. In this paper, the authors do just that with Gaia DR2 data.
A newly discovered stellar stream may be the long-searched for tidal debris from the Milky Way’s largest globular cluster.
Happy International Women’s Day! In today’s beyond post we investigate two classic papers by Henrietta Swan Leavitt that are key to our understanding of the universe today.
A new survey of complex nitrogen-bearing molecules in nearby protoplanetary disks reveals a surprisingly robust chemistry.
Partly burnt stars are zipping through space, carrying a strange mix of elements. What can we learn by observing them?
Multiple models have been proposed to explain the intriguing properties of FRBs, but this new model provides one of the most detailed scenarios yet, consistent with properties of current observed FRBs.