Through tangled magnetic fields, super massive black holes and at least one otter, we explore how the phenomenal jets launched from the centre of galaxies are created.
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.
A star being swallowed by a black hole, and with an unusual host galaxy.
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).
What can aLIGO tell us about the earliest stars? Read today’s astrobite to find out!
The dense environments in the center of globular clusters lead to an abundance of binary black hole mergers, potentially detectable by LIGO.