A newly discovered Globular Cluster is one of the most massive and metal-poor in the Galaxy. In today’s paper, we examine the stars inside the cluster to see where it stands on the metal-poor podium.
Is the Milky Way special? Or, as Dr. Marla Geha would like to know, are the satellite galaxies around the Milky Way special? Learn more at Dr. Geha’s #AAS238 plenary talk!
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover Alexander Johnson’s research on detecting HII regions in the Milky Way’s most distant spiral arm.
Stellar ages are notoriously difficult to determine. However, today’s authors investigate a promising new method of estimating stellar age with “chemical clocks!”
Today’s paper looks at the gravitational influence of the Large Magellanic Cloud on the Milky Way – one may think our Galaxy is in equilibrium, but it is actually being sloshed around!
In the latest of our #UndergradResearch series, discover how Emily Silich used observations from the HaloSat cubesat to search for X-ray signatures of dark matter.