Featured Image: Fireball After a Temporary Capture?
The fireball in this image may have been produced by a unique type of object that was temporarily captured by the Earth.
Meet your new AAS Lead Editor for the Sun and the Heliosphere corridor! Here’s what he thinks about his field, the upcoming SPD meeting, and the publishing process.
Recent results from the New Horizons Pluto flyby reveal interesting information about Pluto’s atmosphere and how the solar wind interacts with it.
On 28 November 2013, comet ISON passed within two solar radii of the Sun’s surface. But instead of shining in extreme ultraviolet light as predicted, ISON was never detected.
Recent simulations have allowed scientists to examine the brutal process of building a galactic halo out of destroyed satellite galaxies.
Recent observations have revealed how solar magnetic fields rearrange themselves, producing the tremendous releases of energy we observe as solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs).
A milestone ALMA discovery represents a first step in understanding the conditions for planet formation that can lead to life-supporting planets like Earth.
The expanding bubble captured in this infrared image is triggering star-formation as it passes.
What’s the punchline from yesterday’s Kepler press conference? Over a thousand new confirmed planets — and a new way to confirm them!