We’re covering this week’s AAS Division for Planetary Sciences meeting! Check out our highlights of the conference.
We’re covering this week’s AAS Division for Planetary Sciences meeting! Check out theshighlights of the conference.
Take a bite out of today’s post, where the authors explore the occurrence rate of planetary ingestion in wide binary stellar systems. Turns out that about a fourth of Sun-like stars in wide binaries may ingest their planetary companions. Yum!
When planets form, where should they move? Towards their host star? In the other direction? The authors of today’s paper show that this is not obvious!
From radar mystery to volcanic history: dating Venus’ lava flows with temperature-sensitive minerals
When and where were the most recent volcanic eruptions on Venus? Ferroelectric minerals on the planet’s highest peaks might offer new clues…
To round out #BlackInAstroWeek2021, we interview planetary scientist, STEM educator, and #BlackInAstro co-organiser Bryné Hadnott!