Many planetary nebulae are too “messy” in morphology to be explained by the standard model of how they form.
How do the dusty disks around young stars first form and evolve around their newly born stars?
How big is the dayside vs. nightside temperature difference for a tidally locked hot Jupiter? Astrobites reports on new models of these extreme exoplanet atmospheres.
For the first time ever, we’ve been able to watch the complete metamorphosis of an unusual explosion from one type of supernova to another — challenging our understanding of the deaths of massive stars.
How do supermassive black holes and their host galaxies evolve in tandem? Observations from ALMA have revealed new clues about how the two might communicate.
A tiny telescope has discovered a scalding hot world. KELT-16b may only be around for a few more hundreds of thousands of years, however.