Do magma oceans help planets form and retain water oceans?
The upcoming LISA mission promises to detect many gravitational wave events, but can it attribute any of them to a host galaxy? Let’s find out!
In today’s Beyond post, we interview Ronald López, an Afro-Latino astronomer interested in exoplanet instrumentation!
Signs of (Pre-)Life: Can JWST Detect Conditions for the Formation of Earth-like Life on Distant Planets?
Signs of life on other worlds might be detectable with today’s instruments – but can JWST detect the signs of conditions where life could form? Today’s authors try to answer this question.
All planets with atmospheres experience atmospheric escape. But what makes this process so vital to understanding the exoplanet population?
Scientists are the Universe’s translators. Their responsibility is to ensure that anyone can access their translation. Today’s authors argue that astronomers have not been living up to this task. Despite being one of the oldest physical sciences, astronomy has remained stagnant in its reliance on visual communication.