AAS Nova Research Highlights

How to Find Exoplanets and ‘Listen’ to Their Stars with TESS

Astrobites reports on what we can gain when we use TESS not only to discover new exoplanets, but also to ‘listen’ to their host stars.

Insights from MU69’s (Lack of) Craters

Predictions of crater counts on 2014 MU69's surface were made in December, before the New Horizons flyby. Will they prove correct? And what can we learn from them?

Can Magnetic Fields Help Planetesimals Form?

The inner regions of protoplanetary disks have strong magnetic fields. What effect does the presence of a magnetic field have on planet formation?

Dwarf Galaxy or Giant Globular Cluster?

You might think that we’d already discovered all the large clusters of stars orbiting our galaxy. Surprisingly, there are still detections to be made — though we’re not always sure what we’re looking at.

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