…you can get stars, and a dumbbell of light. We’ll take a closer look at one of them.
There she blows! A detective case tracking the motion of material ejected from a star to figure out when the star exploded.
High resolution observations of the Orion Nebula show a complex collision between two extreme types of gas.
Since gravitational waves are now on the tip of every astronomer’s tongue, today’s post looks back at a classic paper’s key result that is quintessential in the search for gravitational waves using pulsar timing arrays.
Sometimes a mystery can hide in apparently plain things. Astronomers have just discovered that a delta Scuti star known for over 40 years is actually something entirely different and full of peculiarities.
Image via M. Garlick/University of Warwick, ESA/Hubble.
Today’s paper investigates the mass composition of galactic cosmic rays using radio astronomy measurements