New data from Gaia shows that the white dwarf GD 50 is part of the co-moving group of stars AB Doradus. What does this tell us about the group?
Astronomy and exoplanet science are entering into an era of unprecedented precision. Check out Dr. Keivan Stassun’s plenary talk at #AAS232 to learn more!
We report on Day 2 of the winter AAS meeting in National Harbor, MD. Highlights include an exciting update on the repeating fast radio burst, a look at the evolution of galaxy clusters and what’s between them, and a summary of the state of gravitational-wave astronomy.
Prof. Charlie Conroy’s research spans from nearby stars to galaxies far, far away. Read more about his exciting research and career before his keynote at #AAS231!
Professor Lars Bildsten understand the values of change — stellar change, that is. Read more about his research and career before his keynote at #AAS231!
A peculiar X-ray binary may contain the first known white dwarf which is still in the process of contracting.