AAS Nova Research Highlights

A Circumplanetary Disk Candidate Spotted with ALMA

Astronomers present evidence for a fourth circumplanetary disk candidate and, for the first time, an estimate of the mass of such a disk.

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Not All Black Holes That Wander Are Lost — and Now, Some May Have Been Found

Astrobites reports on a search for meandering modern-day analogues of the ancient building blocks of supermassive black holes.

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Featured Image: A Twisted Magnetic Rope

Three-dimensional modeling of a passing solar storm reveals a new twist to the event's magnetic field.

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Making Realistic Nebulae from Fractal Gas

Researchers use fractal geometry for the first time to simulate realistic emission nebulae around hot young stars.

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