Wednesday, June 7, 2023

The Astrophysical Journal Letters

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.

Astrophysicists looking for the second-closest supermassive black hole

Verifying the existence of the supermassive black hole.

Milky Way’s mysterious filaments have ‘older, distant cousins’

New family portrait uncovers insights into the structures’ unknown origins.

General neutron star structure revealed

Cosmic chocolate pralines!

Hubble captured a rare ‘light echo’ from a star explosion

On rare occasions, ‘light echoes’ spread out from the original supernova position.

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