AAS Nova Research Highlights

Possibly Impossible Planets

To constrain models of planetary formation, we need to know what sorts of planets can form. So which ones do?

Should We Blame Pulsars for Too Much Antimatter?

A new study explores whether two nearby pulsars are causing the surplus of high-energy positrons we measure at Earth.

Is the Milky Way Gaining or Losing Mass?

Astrobites reports on the Milky Way's inflow and outflow rates, which govern how our galaxy interacts with its surroundings.

Featured Image: Grasping at Tilted Planets’ Atmospheres

How does tilting a planet affect its ability to hold on to its atmosphere in the face of intense stellar radiation?

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