We report on Day 3 of the virtual winter AAS meeting.
Today we interview Dr. Scott Tremaine, who is giving the career-capping Henry Norris Russell lecture, which will feature insights into cosmic dynamics on scales ranging from comets to galaxy clusters.
Today’s undergraduate research post features a student who observed long and short period comets to understand the differences in their formation.
Our first interstellar comet visitor, 2I/Borisov, has already provided clues to the diversity in composition of planetary systems!
Meteor showers are some of the most fascinating events in astronomy. In this post, guest author Laura Marseglia explains what is really happening when you see a meteor streak across the sky.
Ammonium salts have been discovered on Comet 67P! This discovery helps solve a big mystery about the nitrogen content on the comet, which was previously measured to be lower than expected.