AAS Nova Research Highlights

Detecting Exoplanets’ Elusive Magnetic Fields with Radio Transits

Astrobites reports on a promising method for detecting and constraining exoplanetary magnetic fields: measuring their effects on a host star’s radio emission during transits.

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Creating a Perfect Solar Storm

When two coronal mass ejections collide in interplanetary space, they can create an even more powerful storm. Recent research explores exactly which characteristics can turn solar storms from moderate to severe.

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Featured Image: Outflows from the Silver Coin Galaxy

About 11 million light-years away, the starburst galaxy NGC 253 spews gas into circumgalactic space. What can X-ray observations tell us about this star-forming system?

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Searching for the Seeds of Supermassive Black Holes

How did supermassive black holes come to be? Researchers have devised a plan to track down the "seeds" that sprouted into the behemoths we see today.

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