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Astronomers have discovered the closest, and one of the smallest, black holes on record.
Do you like fast radio bursts but hate the Hubble tension? If so, then this paper showing the first measurement of the Hubble constant using FRB observations is for you!
Betelgeuse has captivated everyone’s attention by dimming significantly in 2019/2020 before returning to former brightness. Is the riddle really solved by dust or might there be another explanation? Is the star now entering its final stage before violently dying?
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover James Kwon’s research on how deep learning is revolutionizing the removal of cosmic-ray contamination from Hubble images.
Today’s #UndergradResearch post by Tehreem Hai looks at a special type of galaxy merger — a merger of dwarf galaxies — and the star clusters within them!
Astronomy beyond the research
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover Tommy Wen Chin’s research investigating the size of the neutral regions during the epoch of reionization.
In our latest #UndergradResearch post, Meredith Vogel talks about how an exoplanet’s habitability can be affected by other planets’ orbits in multi-planet systems.
We’re kicking off a new #BlackInAstro series! Katrina Miller interviews unsung hero Crystal Tinch, a staff member at AAS.
Navigating careers in astronomy
Can we break the standard model of cosmology? Come find out at Dr. Priya Natarajan’s #AAS237 talk!
What do close-by star forming regions and the oldest light in the cosmos have in common? Prof. David Chuss has some of the answers in his #AAS237 talk.
Today we interview Dr. Scott Tremaine, who is giving the career-capping Henry Norris Russell lecture, which will feature insights into cosmic dynamics on scales ranging from comets to galaxy clusters.