Wednesday, March 29, 2023

The Astrophysical Journal Letters

Brightest gamma-ray burst ever reveals new mysteries of cosmic explosions

Scientists believe the gamma-ray emission, which lasted over 300 seconds, is the birth cry of a black hole.

Indirect evidence found for the existence of dark matter surrounding black holes

The study provides an important new direction for future dark matter research.

Webb spotted silicate cloud features in a remote planet’s atmosphere

Researchers observing with the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope have pinpointed silicate cloud features in a distant planet’s atmosphere. The atmosphere is constantly rising,...

Astronomers observed the aftermath of DART’s asteroid impact

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), two teams of astronomers have observed the aftermath of the collision between NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)...

New insights into one of the cosmos’ most extreme environments

A star’s unexpected survival.

A newly detected galaxy protocluster is surrounded by surprisingly hot gas

The first bubble in the intergalactic stew.

The tightest ultracool dwarf binary system ever observed

Astrophysicists discover the closest and oldest ultracool dwarf binary ever observed.

Astronomers have discovered a supernova exhibiting unprecedented rebrightening

Resurrected supernova provides missing-link.

1st observational evidence linking black holes to dark energy

The first evidence of “cosmological coupling.

Webb offers first look at star formation, gas, and dust in nearby galaxies

Researchers using the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope are getting their first look at star formation, gas, and dust in nearby galaxies with unprecedented...

Astronomers pinpointed the ‘Engine’ of luminous merging galaxies for the first time

This source was deeply hidden by cosmic dust.

NASA’s TESS finds planetary systems’ second earth-size planet

This is one of only a few systems with multiple small, habitable-zone planets that we know of.

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