coronal mass ejection
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Forecasting Eruptions of Solar Flares

A new look at hundreds of past solar flares may help us predict when a solar flare will be accompanied by a potentially hazardous ejection of mass.

Orion Nebula
Astrobites

A Windy Day in the Milky Way

Astrobites reports on how winds in star clusters can drive dramatic turbulence in enormous, expanding superbubbles.

twin jets in close binaries

Ever wondered how stellar binaries form? Check out this numerical simulation, which tracks the process over 400 years.

Lucy
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A Satellite for Eurybates

It turns out that this asteroid — a target for the upcoming Lucy mission, which will visit Jupiter trojans — isn’t alone.

magnetar outburst

Have we recently spotted the first equivalent of a fast radio burst located within our own galaxy?

HD189733b

Astrobites reports on how we can find non-uniform cloud cover on exoplanets using the James Webb Space Telescope.

binary black hole merger
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History as Told by a Merger Background

How does the rate of binary black hole mergers change with time? The gravitational waves produced by undistinguished individual mergers might be able to help.

GW190521 NR Simulation AEI Face On

The two black holes that merged in GW190521 are the most massive we’ve observed yet, and this has major astrophysical implications.