A new stellar explosion prompts a cosmic mystery!
This week we’re celebrating this year’s astronomical awardees for the Nobel Prize in Physics. First up, Prof. Andrea Ghez and the mysteries of the Galactic Center!
Are the winds emanating from an AGN strong enough to shut-off star formation?
How central and satellite galaxies transition from star forming to quiescent
Post-starburst galaxies have stopped forming new stars, but astronomers are still trying to figure out why. Today’s paper looks at an unusual galaxy to see what might be quenching its star formation.
In today’s bite, Keir reports on recent black hole mass measurements and what they say about how black holes may have formed in the early Universe