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Today’s authors use asteroseismology to glance inside stars with long-period variability.
An international team of astronomers discover an ultra-hot Jupiter where liquid iron literally rains from the skies.
Today’s beyond post looks at a study into advances in closing the gender gap in academia.
Lifeforms like trees cast unique shadows on the Earth’s surface. Understanding this effect may enable remote detection of life on exoplanets.
Fast radio bursts are one of the most interesting phenomena in the universe, but we still don’t know what causes them. Does FRB 181112 hold the key?
High-resolution simulations yield insights into the dust content of galactic winds
Astronomy beyond the research
If you’ve been to a conference, you’ve probably seen a Twitter handle on someone’s poster. Come find out why that is, and learn about other ways we can use Twitter in astro!
We report on Day 4 of the winter AAS meeting in Honolulu, HI.
We report on Day 3 of the winter AAS meeting in Honolulu, HI. Highlights include
Navigating careers in astronomy
Long-term space missions have left us with a wealth of stellar data. Come to Dr. Jennifer van Saders’s talk at #AAS235 to learn more about how these data, along with stellar models, can reveal a star’s evolutionary past and future.
Professor Ted Bergin is looking for the elements that make habitable worlds. Come learn about how to make an Earth-like planet in his talk at #AAS235!
We’ve seen supernovae, but what’s a kilonova? Professor Brian Metzger will tell us all about these high energy events in his talk at #AAS235.