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Our latest posts
Messages from UFOs
Today’s authors discuss multimessenger expectations from ultra-fast outflows (UFOs) in Active Galactic Nuclei!
Could some Earthlings survive in exoplanets around M-dwarfs?
Today’s post tells you whether cyanobacteria, a type of bacteria that can do photosynthesis, could survive in an exoplanet orbiting M-dwarfs (which are cool, red stars)!
The Brightest Gamma-Ray Burst Ever Seen is a Little Too Normal
Today’s authors find that the host galaxy of the brightest gamma-ray burst ever detected is unexpectedly average!
The Kozai-Lidov Tango: The Ups and Downs of being a Polar Circumbinary Disk
Can binary stars have circumbinary disks that orbits them in a perpendicular plane? Today’s authors took a closer look at this setup and the complex exchange of material between stars and circumbinary disk.
Grab a partner, it’s time for tonight’s dizzying doppler dance!
Did you know we are looking for black hole binaries orbiting supermassive black holes? Here’s how!
Are Hot Jupiters Lonely?
A new study finds that Hot Jupiters have companion planets in the system at a higher rate than previously thought. This has big implications for the theories on how these fascinating planets, and their larger systems, form.
Astronomy beyond the research
Black History Month Recap
In honor of BHM, check out these highlights on Black astronomers!
#BlackInAstro Experiences: Dr. Chris Moore
As part of our #BlackInAstro series celebrating Black History Month, we interview Dr. Chris Moore @CMooreSpace, a research associate at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics!
Spotlight on Malaysian Astronomy at IAUS 377 in Kuala Lumpur
Summary of the Malaysian Astronomy session at IAUS 377, the first IAU conference in Southeast Asia since 1990!
Navigating careers in astronomy
Breaking the Stigma around Community College: an astro[sound] bite
For many students, community college is part of their undergraduate education. We take a look at what community college is, the perception of a community college student, and share experiences from a few astronomers that started undergrad at a community college.
A Comprehensive Guide to the NASA FINESST award
A step-by-step guide to applying for the NASA FINESST graduate fellowship, including advice for writing a strong application!
Meet the AAS Keynote Speakers: Dr. Anthony Brown
For the past decade, ESA’s Gaia mission has helped reshape astronomy in more ways than you can probably think of. You can hear more about Gaia in Prof. Anthony Brown’s plenary talk at #AAS241!