AAS Nova Research Highlights

Looking for Alien “Lighthouses” in the Stars

Astrobites reports on a search for broadband radio waves coming from our closest stellar neighbors.

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Featured Image: The Battle for Star Formation at Taffy Bridge

When galaxies clash, is star formation heightened or quenched? The Taffy galaxies (UGC 12914/5) provide an excellent setting to probe this question.

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A New Angle on Forming Misaligned Stellar Systems

What's the culprit that can cause misalignment between a star's axis and the plane of its surrounding protoplanetary disk? An outside force, or the system itself?

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Insights from Binary Stars in the Milky Way

Thanks to large-scale astronomical surveys, we can study huge numbers of binary star systems. What can our observations of these systems tell us about how our galaxy influences binary stars?

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