Dust! It’s not just collecting on your shelf, it is the topic for the last press conference at the 240th AAS.
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.
Two new discoveries in astronomy show that observations can take less than a coffee break or over several days.
The data in NASAs archives is incredibly useful to scientists and teachers, even today!
It takes numerous observatories and dozens of people to make astronomical discoveries.
Is climate change inevitable for intelligent civilizations? If so, what can we do about it?
Brown dwarfs aren't quite stars, but they're also not planets. So what are they?
CTIO and Las Campanas explore the very distant past, while Gemini South looks forward, with much patience.
Dr. Travis Rector talks about the process and result of photographing the cosmos.
Dr. Feryal Ozel discusses black holes and the Event Horizon Telescope.
Dr. Jackie Faherty discusses the importance of sharing astronomical discoveries with everyone.