The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
From todays AAS meeting: “IceCube was built as a discovery instrument… Now we know what we’re looking for.”
The connection between disks and planet formation continues to expand as astronomers view them in new detail.
Screwball giant planets and ravenous stars kick off this week’s gathering of professional astronomers.
I can’t help imagining brown dwarfs as having an identity crisis. And two announcements today did not help them.
Scientists are examining ridges on Mars to discover their diverse origins, and they need your help!
A micro satellite proves that big observations can come from small packages.
How do you make big galaxies? Start with a bunch of small ones…
A San Francisco researcher is looking for life not so far away.
Two distant stars may soon merge, creating a luminous red nova and possibly quite a show!
Moon samples from one of the Apollo missions in the 1970s date the Moon's formation farther back.