Plenty of committed and planned heists give examples of how to steal diamonds and pearls. But how to steal a whole planet? Easy! You just need to be a star in a star forming region.
I spy with my little eye a pulsar wind nebula at the heart of SN 1987A. Check out today’s bite to see the latest results in the search for SN 1987A’s compact object.
Does one galaxy’s star formation quench another’s? Find out in today’s astrobite.
A unique galaxy suggests a novel method to search for rare stars, which may have been previously overlooked and misidentified.
The author’s of today’s paper found that planets are made of unappetizing slushies!
Today’s paper explores a promising method for detecting and constraining exoplanetary magnetic fields: measuring their effects on a host star’s radio emission during transits.