AAS News

Virtual AAS 239 Programming: Days 4 & 5

This week we’re reporting on the virtual programming associated with the canceled 239th AAS meeting. Here are the highlights from Days 4 and 5!

illustration of local bubble
AAS News

Virtual AAS 239 Programming: Day 3

This week we’re reporting on the virtual programming associated with the canceled 239th AAS meeting. Here are the highlights from Day 3!

Centaurus A
AAS News

Virtual AAS 239 Programming: Day 2

This week we’re reporting on the virtual programming associated with the canceled 239th AAS meeting. Here are the highlights from Day 2!

optical image of spiral galaxy NGC 7331
AAS News

Virtual AAS 239 Programming: Day 1

This week we’re reporting on the virtual programming associated with the canceled 239th AAS meeting. Here are the highlights from Day 1!

Banner announcing the press conferences associated with the 239th meeting of the American Astronomical Society

This week, we’re hosting eight virtual press conferences — tune in or follow along here for the latest newsworthy science results!

Planet orbiting a K dwarf star

What’s caused the strange misalignment in 14 Herculis’s planets? An unstable origin, or a pesky passerby?

Hubble image of the Ring Nebula

A new study of white dwarfs in binary systems raises questions about the connection between the mass of a star and the mass of the white dwarf it leaves behind.

composite X-ray, optical, and millimeter image of supernova 1987A
Astrobites

A Star’s Final Words

Astrobites reports on a star that spoke its final words in the form of a long brightening before exploding as a supernova.

simulation results in the x-y plane

Simulations explore mass loss and X-ray outbursts in an extreme binary star system.