AAS Nova Research Highlights

Smashing Planets to Build Giants

How do you get close-in, giant planets on eccentric orbits? A new study suggests that a violent phase of planet-smashing might be a key part of the process.

Hunting for a Dark Matter Wake

As the Large Magellanic Cloud plows through the Milky Way’s dark matter halo, it may leave telltale signs of its passage.

A Discovery of a Triple AGN System

Astrobites reports on a newly detected triple system of supermassive black holes feeding at the centers of merging galaxies.

A New Measurement of Turbulence

A new study brings us a little closer to understanding a complex phenomenon that reaches across environments and scales in our universe.

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