Spiraling stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud are the subject of a recent study in ‘The Astrophysical Journal.’ Find out how their spiral motions help explain the “baby boom” of star formation shortly after the Big Bang.
Space travel has been in the news on several fronts lately. Find out the latest developments and how they can help explain our place in the Universe. (5:00 min read)
Super-Earth planets are planets between the size of Earth and Neptune. Find out about the research team called Red Dots and their planetary discoveries. (4:30 min read)
Three black holes were discovered in the core of the nearby galaxy NGC 6240 by scientists at the University of Gottingen. Find out how they did it, and what it means for our understanding of the story of our universe. (3:30 min read)
Scientists have proven that the heaviest chemical elements appear when two neutron stars collide. Find out how they did it and whet it means for all of us.