Astrobites reports on how statistics can be used to distinguish between populations of hot Jupiters in a large sample.
The release of data from Gaia has allowed us to improve our understanding of the globular clusters that orbit the Milky Way.
A new study challenges the habitability of the seven Earth-sized, terrestrial planets discovered around the M-dwarf star TRAPPIST-1.
Quasars are cleverly camouflaged at some high redshifts, making them tough to spot. Now there’s a way to detect these distant monsters in spite of their disguise.
Astrobites reports on the galaxies that blew the first ionized bubbles in the early universe, ending the Dark Ages.
Every year, astronomers submit over a thousand proposals requesting time on the Hubble Space Telescope. A computer program may help sort these proposals in the future.