Ever wondered what is the upper limit to massives stars’ luminosities? Or are you curious about how to become a successful woman in astronomy? Find out reading the AAS238 interview with Dr. Roberta Humphreys!
We report on Day 1 of the virtual summer AAS meeting.
When HII regions expand, they look like an inflating balloon. But what happens after that balloon pops?
Betelgeuse has captivated everyone’s attention by dimming significantly in 2019/2020 before returning to former brightness. Is the riddle really solved by dust or might there be another explanation? Is the star now entering its final stage before violently dying?
Today’s paper searches for hot binary companions of blue straggler stars.
Don’t jet-off just yet, today’s astrobite covers a recent paper that surveys the exciting jets of the youngest stellar objects.