Exoplanets have been the proverbial apples of astronomers’ eyes for some time now. But what about planets that orbit not one star, but two? Read today’s astrobite to learn more about where and how such planets form!
When we think about access, we may think of ramps or other physical accomodations – but what more can we do to ensure that astronomy is truly accessible to everyone in our community? This Astro2020 white paper delves into what’s not working, and what we can do to improve.
Today’s Astrobite opens a Russian doll analogy for the largest objects in our cosmos to help understand more about our universe.
How does gravity tell us about the winds in a planet’s atmosphere? Read on to find out!
By determining the precise ages of stars in our galaxy, today’s Astrobite focuses on piecing together a detailed history of our own Milky Way.
Why do some dwarf galaxies exhibit such old stellar populations? Perhaps simulations of reionization including radiative transfer can help to explain this peculiar trait.