Category: Planets

Back to the Spectacular Firestorm of Star Birth at the Beginning of the Universe: Probing the First Galaxies With Webb

Artist’s concept of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA, ESA, and Northrop Grumman Deep-sky survey seeks to answer some of astronomy’s most pressing questions. When our universe was very young, it was a dark place filled with a neutral and opaque gas. How that gas became transparent is something that scientists have been trying […]

Astronomers spot amazing six-star system with three sets of eclipses

By Jonathan O’Callaghan Illustration of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, which spotted the star systemNASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomers have spotted a bizarre star system in which six stars orbit and eclipse each other when viewed from our solar system. Using data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is designed primarily to […]

FRB 20180916B Bursts Back Onto the Scene at the Lowest Frequencies to Date

Title: Chromatic periodic activity down to 120 MHz in a Fast Radio Burst Authors: Inés Pastor-Marazuela, Liam Connor, Joeri van Leeuwen, Yogesh Maan, Sander ter Veen, Anna Bilous, Leon Oostrum, Emily Petroff, Samayra Straal, Dany Vohl, Jisk Attema, Oliver M. Boersma, Eric Kooistra, Daniel van der Schuur, Alessio Sclocco, Roy Smits, Elizabeth A. K. Adams, Björn Adebahr, Willem J.G. de Blok, Arthur H. W. M. Coolen, Sieds Damstra, Helga Dénes, Kelley M. Hess, Thijs van der Hulst, Boudewijn Hut, V. […]

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