Humans have been looking up for our entire history – today, let’s take a look at the women of indigenous African communities and their relationship to the night sky!
Today’s paper combines new observational data from Gaia with 20 years of multi-wavelength data of the compact dwarf galaxy NGC 5253, reveal a triplet system of star clusters in the centre.
Understanding Titan’s surface is no easy task. A 2019 study indicates an unusual ice-rich feature on this moon of Saturn.
We’ve seen supernovae, but what’s a kilonova? Professor Brian Metzger will tell us all about these high energy events in his talk at #AAS235.
Today’s paper tests five different models of star cluster formation to find out how gravitationally-bound star clusters form in our Universe.
Today’s paper presents an intermediate mass black hole (IMBH) hiding within a dense star cluster. X-ray and optical observations over 15 years allow the authors to explore the different stages of this IMBH feasting on an unlucky star.