Mysterious emissions are coming from the other side of the wall in a quasar!
We know that supermassive black holes consume almost anything that comes near them. But have you ever wondered how we know when or what they are devouring? Today’s paper provides an answer to that question as the author’s present the first confident detection of an accretion disk around a supermassive black hole following the tidal disruption of a star. Find out what astronomers see when a supermassive black hole has star for lunch!
Ammonium salts have been discovered on Comet 67P! This discovery helps solve a big mystery about the nitrogen content on the comet, which was previously measured to be lower than expected.
An international team of astronomers discover an ultra-hot Jupiter where liquid iron literally rains from the skies.
Fast radio bursts are one of the most interesting phenomena in the universe, but we still don’t know what causes them. Does FRB 181112 hold the key?
Understanding Titan’s surface is no easy task. A 2019 study indicates an unusual ice-rich feature on this moon of Saturn.