The largest structures of the universe lie within.
Theres trouble brewing in the field of cosmology, as astrophysicists attempt to understand the latest measurements of the Hubble constant.
White dwarf stars are the final evolutionary state of most stars. They are everywhere in the Galaxy and are relatively easy to model. So can we learn about our Galaxy solely by studying them? The authors of today’s paper show us a way.
Image credits: ESO/Y. Beletsky.
A search expedition on the lookout for tidal disruption events led to something else altogether.
How did the universe go from being neutral and opaque to transparent and reionized at z ~ 6? Today’s paper gives us some observational evidence for what might be responsible.
The XXL Survey is here as the rightful successor to the XMM-Newton survey that gave us a unique and extravagant look into the high-energy universe. Here, we look at some of the observations that the XXL has to offer!