Challenging the Model for Galactic Bulges
What determines how much mass will end up in the bulge and the black hole at the center of a Milky-Way-like galaxy?
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Astrobites reports on super star clusters discovered using gravitational lensing.
Ever wonder what experimental astronomy looks like? Some days, it looks like this piece of agrillite in a wind tunnel.
Twenty-three new objects have been added to the growing collection of stars that have unusual dips in their light curves.
A new study provides us with clues to the relationship between accretion and outflows near the supermassive black holes at the centers of active galaxies.
Astrobites reports on whether volcanos can expand the region around a star within which life can survive.
The Breakthrough Starshot Initiative will send tiny spacecraft to our nearest stellar neighbors. A new study examines how we can successfully propel these spacecraft on their way.
Some white dwarfs have magnetic fields with strengths of thousands to billions of times that of Earth. A new study examines how these fields might form.