AAS Nova Research Highlights

Models Help Us Hunt for Hidden Stellar Remnants

Black holes, neutron stars, and white dwarfs sometimes announce their presence when they accrete matter from a stellar companion, but many more may be hiding quietly in binary systems across the Milky Way.

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Simulating a Plateauing Supernova

Can models explain why supernova SN 2021yja took a detour as it dimmed, staying the same brightness for weeks before fading again?

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Filaments in the Firmament Fend Off Fiery Fury

Astrobites reports on a clash between supermassive black hole jets and gaseous filaments laced with magnetic fields.

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Testing a New Way to Make Mars’s Moons

Did Mars's two small moons form when a larger moon split in two? New simulations put this theory to the test.

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