by Konstantin Gerbig | Mar 18, 2023 | Daily Paper Summaries
Can binary stars have circumbinary disks that orbits them in a perpendicular plane? Today’s authors took a closer look at this setup and the complex exchange of material between stars and circumbinary disk.
by William Balmer | Nov 7, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Astronomers study the orbits of a sextuplet system, an absurdly complex arrangement of six stars in orbit around one another, in order to measure their masses once and for all.
by Aldo Panfichi | Oct 3, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
The authors of today’s article argue that stripped B-type stars could be a source of false positives in the search for quiet, stellar-mass black holes in the Milky Way
by Aldo Panfichi | Jul 23, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Today’s paper posits that precise observations of wide binaries can be used, in conjunction with simulations, to test the validity of modified gravity theories!
by Sarah Bodansky | May 26, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
How do you make a supernova without hydrogen and helium lines? The answer may surprise you! (It’s probably binary stars)
by Yoni Brande | May 10, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
A rare triple system consisting of two stars and a black hole was thought to be in our cosmic backyard. Can new observations from the ESO make the black hole vanish into thin air?