Many studies have been done within astronomy to investigate gender inequality between men and women. But, what can we do to better support the members of our community who don’t identify as part of the gender binary?
Today’s paper presents an intermediate mass black hole (IMBH) hiding within a dense star cluster. X-ray and optical observations over 15 years allow the authors to explore the different stages of this IMBH feasting on an unlucky star.
Read about how the Harvard Computers shaped stellar astronomy and more in today’s guest post by Jillian Hyland.
Two binary black hole mergers were detected within 20 minutes of each other. But does this mean that there were four black holes… or just two?
Supernovae may be among the most powerful events in the cosmos, but astronomers think that companion stars may be able to survive these intense explosions.
Does our galaxy look like an Advil, a NyQuil, or just a simple sphere? The simulations studied in today’s paper may have the answer.