AAS Nova Research Highlights

Hubble Confirms Interstellar Buckyballs

From a jumble of confusing clues in interstellar space, scientists have picked out evidence of a celebrity molecule: ionized Buckminsterfullerene.

What We Don’t Know About Protoplanetary Disks

Astrobites reports on what ALMA observations tell us about the cause of dust rings and gaps in protoplanetary disks.

Featured Image: Hunting for Past Fireworks

This stunning image reveals a face-on spiral galaxy rich with the fireworks of stellar birth and death.

Compact Objects Charging Toward Merger

When neutron stars or black holes merge, will they emit light? A neglected factor may affect the answer: electric charge.

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