The Astrophysical Journal Letters

A new theory to explain the origin of phosphorus

Astronomers proposed a new model based on oxygen-neon novae.

NASA’s Chandra notices venting galactic center

The chimney and vent are about 26,000 light-years from Earth.

A novel mechanism could unravel the mystery of decaying exoplanet orbits

Why some exoplanets are spiraling towards their stars?

Astrophysicists traced the violent journeys of stars orbiting our galaxy’s central black hole

Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors.

Strong magnetic fields spiraling at the edge of the Milky Way’s central black hole

Strong magnetic fields may be common to all black holes

Blue supergiant stars can be formed by the merger of two stars

Strong evidence that most blue supergiants may have formed from the merger of two stars.

A fresh look at red giant stars offers key insights into cosmic distance measurements

A way to measure the Universe's expansion with the highest accuracy.

Webb and Hubble telescopes affirm the Universe’s expansion rate

Webb measurements shed new light on a decade-long mystery.

A scar imprinted on the surface of a white dwarf star

This scar is a concentrated patch of planetary material.

A black hole giving ‘fierce feedback’

Black holes are like temperamental toddlers.

Black holes or galaxies? Which came first?

The findings 'completely shake up' what we know about galaxy formation.

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