Today’s ‘beyond’ bite takes you back to 2000, when a new telescope meant to survey the night sky takes the astrophysics community by storm.
The puzzling architecture of the Solar system has long been a headache for planetary dynamicists. An alternative model of the gas giants’ movements may shed new light on the issue.
A glimpse of the #SPIEastro conference in Edinburgh
There are some papers that present relations that are important enough to get their own names. This astrobite presents three relations that have a remarkable similar shape, namely the Faber-Jackson, Tully-Fisher and M-sigma relations.
The author revisits a seminal article that reviews our understanding of AGN feedback, and comes out extremely impressed with the status quo (and the parallels with fictional universes).
The first Kepler mission observed hundreds of thousands of stars, and approximately 7500 of them are of potential interest. In this astrobite, we learn how astronomers are sifting through all these data in search for exoplanets.