Images

Featured Image: Seeing Triple

Multiple images of a single supernova gravitationally lensed by a massive galaxy cluster will allow researchers to calculate the expansion rate of the universe.

multi-wavelength image of the Bullet Cluster
AAS News

AAS 244: Day 4

One last plenary session brought AAS 244 to a close on Thursday. Read on for a discussion of how to detect X-rays from dark matter particles!

JWST image of the rho Ophiuchi molecular cloud complex and an illustration of the WL20 star system
AAS News

AAS 244: Day 3

Day 3 of AAS 244! Read on to learn about a rare star system with twin jets and twin disks, challenges to the leading cosmological model, and even a way to measure awe from brain waves during a solar eclipse!

ten spiral galaxies imaged by JWST
AAS News

AAS 244: Day 2

On Day 2 of AAS 244, we heard about surprising spiral galaxies, the challenges of exoplanet exploration, and the growing importance of AI in astronomy. Read on to learn more!

Space telescope image showing hundreds of galaxies and other stars
AAS News

AAS 244: Day 1

Day 1 of AAS 244: dozens of newly discovered supernovae, a hypervelocity star in the Milky Way, the Sun’s impact on Earth’s climate, and much, much more!

banner announcing the 244th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Madison, WI
AAS News

AAS 244: Welcome!

This week we’ll be bringing you updates from the 244th AAS meeting happening in Madison, WI.

banner announcing the 244th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Madison, WI

The AAS publishing team is excited to engage with the community at the upcoming AAS meeting. Check out what they’ll be up to at the meeting!

photograph of runaway star Zeta Ophiuchi
Features

Stars on the Run

New research uses ultra-precise measurements from the Gaia spacecraft to track down and study runaway stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud.