AAS Nova Research Highlights

Can Blue Stragglers Be Used to Tell Time?

What’s a blue straggler? Hint: It’s not a person coming in to work late on a Monday. In fact, these stars might be pretty good at keeping track of time.

Are Fast Radio Bursts from Flaring Magnetars?

Could the mysterious fast radio burst signal FRB 121102 be emitted from a flaring, highly magnetic neutron star?

Mixing up a Batch of Stars

Astrobites reports on what certain carbon-enhanced, metal-poor stars reveal about the history of the universe.

Featured Image: Star Formation in a Long Tail

This stunning image shows a long gas tail stripped from the center of a speeding spiral galaxy in the Coma Cluster.

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