AAS Nova Research Highlights

Four Stars, Many Eclipses

A flurry of eclipses, then back to eclipsing binary business as usual: what could cause such a strange light curve?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Predicting Supernovae

Astrobites reports on an updated neutrino detector that may be able to alert us to impending supernovae hours in advance.

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Planets May Have More Time to Form Than Previously Thought

A new study loosens the constraints on planet formation, suggesting that most protoplanetary disks stick around for at least 5 million years.

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A Disruptive New Way to Form Galactic Center Stars

How did the stars at the center of our galaxy attain their curious arrangement? A new theory suggests that a shredded star paved the way for new stars to form in a narrow disk.

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