AAS Nova Research Highlights

Starspots and Superflares

Astronomers use transiting exoplanets to detect starspots hundreds of light-years away and study the connection between these surface features and energetic stellar flares.

Modeling Magma Ocean Exoplanets

Where do exoplanets keep their water? A new study explores how water-rich magma oceans affect the properties of distant planets.

How To Jump-Start a Supermassive Black Hole

Astrobites reports on some of the brightest objects in the universe: active galactic nuclei. What is responsible for switching on these supermassive engines?

Featured Image: A Twisted Solar Filament

Astronomers examine a tightly coiled rope of plasma as it moves on the solar surface.

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