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Chen and colleagues (ApJL) have detected a relativistic jet emerging from a GRB source:
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Booth & Owens (MNRAS) have a fresh take on stellar depletion of refractory elements caused by (giant) planet formation:
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Nature Astronomy 4h
A couple of short reads to take you into that two-day period that used to be distinct...
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Erin Kara Apr 1
Will Alston, , wrote a really nice "Behind the Paper" blog post about X-ray reverberation mapping the inner tens of gravitational radii around a supermassive black hole to constrain its mass and spin. Great stuff, Will!
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Nature Astronomy Mar 31
A new post on our Astronomy Community site: Alex Brown gives us the lowdown on finding a pulsating white dwarf in an eclipsing binary system:
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Nature Geoscience Mar 31
NGeo: Mars’s mantle is chemically heterogeneous and contains multiple primordial water reservoirs
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Nature Astronomy Mar 30
Follow the water... at Uranus. The behaviour of water in the disk generated by a giant impact can explain the formation and composition of the icy giant's moon system. (The water vaporises and mostly escapes the system). Ida et al.:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 30
The calendar says it's Monday, so that means . A Letter and another Spitzer Review Article for you later on at 1600 BST.
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Nature Astronomy Mar 26
The CHIME FRB database is now online, with a catalogue of repeating FRBs: and Galactic sources: (h/t the FRB Community newsletter).
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ESA_CHEOPS Mar 26
Good news from the mission, which successfully completed its in-orbit commissioning. The mission is now transitioning towards the routine operations phase, which is expected to start soon. Stay tuned!
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ESA Science Mar 24
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, ESA has further reduced on-site personnel at our mission control centre. The new measures require placing 4 space science missions – & – in safe standby. Details:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 23
As part of our Spitzer retrospective series, Aigen Li reviews Spitzer observations of astrophysical PAH molecules as potent probes of stellar and galactic physical and chemical conditions: or
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Nature Astronomy Mar 23
Aaron Smith explains how Lyman-α blobs can probe the formation and evolution of high-z galaxies in a News & Views article. Their Ly-α emission may be powered by gas infall:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 23
Hillman, Shara, Prialnik & Kovetz have put together a unified theory of cataclysmic variables, that by including feedback between the two dwarfs, can explain a large number of the properties of these systems:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 23
Read Patricia Whitelock's review of "What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin" by Donovan Moore:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 23
Three today... a book review, a Letter and the first in our series of Review Articles on Spitzer!
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Nature Astronomy Mar 19
A Research Highlight for you, looking at & 's paper on how Betelgeuse's dimming was not a product of any major change in effective temperature:
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Nature Astronomy Mar 19
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Nature Astronomy Mar 19
JWST Cycle 1 deadline shifted from 1 May to 27 May...
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JJ Hermes Mar 18
Some brief escapism by way of SPACE ✨: We found a light-show in a pair of burnt-out stars, the first pulsating white dwarf in an eclipsing binary! Using the biggest telescopes on Earth, Steven Parsons and friends reveal some VERY precise constraints. Thread... 1/9
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