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After more than 30 years, have astronomers finally discovered what the compact object at the center of Supernova 1987A is?
In this guest post, Wen-Hsin Chen describes an exciting new algorithm that could have big consequences for little planets!
The search for the elusive intermediate-mass black hole continues. Today’s authors present a novel method to search for Milky Way intermediate-mass black holes with the hyper-velocity stars they eject!
Is it possible for moons to have moons? Today’s authors look at our own solar system for answers!
Today’s authors discover a distant galaxy cloaked in dusty darkness, and consider what it might reveal about galaxy evolution in the early Universe
Today’s paper describes how we may have seen light from two black holes colliding with each other.
Astronomy beyond the research
We report on Day 5 of the virtual winter AAS meeting.
We report on Day 4 of the virtual winter AAS meeting.
How can we use gravitational lenses to resolve the Hubble Constant debate of the 2010s? Come find out at Prof. Sherry Suyu’s #AAS237 talk!
Navigating careers in astronomy
Thanks to astronomical surveys, we now know our night sky is constantly alight with variable objects. Tune in to Prof. Christopher Kochanek’s Dannie Heineman Prize talk at #AAS237 to learn about how small telescopes can change the way we observe our rapidly changing universe!
Today we interview exoplanet atmosphere researcher extraordinaire Caroline Morley (@AstroCaroline) for her prize plenary talk at #AAS237!
Hear more from the Event Horizon Telescope, and the team that brought us everyone’s favorite picture of a black hole, at Dr. Sheperd Doeleman’s Rossi Prize talk at #AAS237