How do neutron stars acquire such strong magnetic fields? Why do these fields differ between pulsars and magnetars? Today’s paper suggests that *convective dynamos* may be at play.
Today’s authors study an FRB in the M81 galaxy. Read on for what they find (spoiler: it’s not what we would expect!).
An asymmetric supernova shedding insight into the mystery of stellar death
The missing link in powering supernovae? Have a read and find out!
A strange supernova dubbed iPTF14hls has astronomers scratching their heads. This article presents one possible explanation — pulsations in a massive, dying star.