by William Balmer | Apr 11, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Astronomers have just found Jupiter’s twin in a distant solar system. Their discovery technique may surprise you, and might just be the most important method for discovering Earth-like exoplanets in the next decade…
by Sahil Hegde | Feb 27, 2022 | Career Navigation, Interviews, Personal Experiences
As part of our #BlackInAstro series for Black History Month, we interview Dr. Gibor Basri, a pioneer in stellar astronomy (one of the discoverers of brown dwarfs) and the founding Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley!
by Maryum Sayeed | Jan 28, 2022 | Daily Paper Summaries
Do stars really spin down? Authors of today’s paper find out if what we’re seeing is real or a trick of the light.
by Catherine Clark | Jul 24, 2021 | Daily Paper Summaries
Today’s authors yelled, “Got ’em!” when they discovered a failed hot Jupiter that aids in our understanding of giant planet migration.
by Macy Huston | Jul 9, 2021 | Daily Paper Summaries
Most planets in our solar system have multiple moons, from Mars’ 2 to Saturn’s ~82. Today’s paper explores the stability and detectability of multi-”exomoon” systems orbiting planets beyond our solar system.
by Lili Alderson | Jul 5, 2021 | Daily Paper Summaries
Music group or planetary system? Today’s paper confirms the existence of K2-138g, another sub-Neptune in K2’s most harmonious system