26 June 2023

Highlights from AAS Nova: 11-24 June 2023

Kerry Hensley

Kerry Hensley American Astronomical Society (AAS)

AAS Nova provides brief highlights of recently published articles from the AAS journals, i.e., The Astronomical Journal (AJ), The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ), ApJ Letters, ApJ Supplements, The Planetary Science Journal, and Research Notes of the AAS. The website's intent is to gain broader exposure for AAS authors and to provide astronomy researchers and enthusiasts with summaries of recent, interesting research across a wide range of astronomical fields.

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The following are the AAS Nova highlights from the past two weeks; follow the links to read more, or visit AAS Nova for more posts.

23 June 2023
A Day at the Very Large Array
AAS Nova Editor Kerry Hensley and AAS Media Fellow Ben Cassese got the chance to tour the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Very Large Array.

21 June 2023
Questing After Quasars and Their Role in Reionization
Did the most luminous objects in the universe play a large role during the epoch of reionization, or did they have a bit part?

20 June 2023
Could Spinning Soup Start Starquakes and Explain a Magnetar Mystery?
Astrobites reports on the interiors of neutron stars, where neutrons being crushed into a quark soup center might be the sought-after cause of fast radio bursts.

16 June 2023
Triage with Random Forests: Machine Learning for Transient Classification
Deciding which flashes in the night deserve follow-up observations is a difficult and time-critical task. Thankfully, now machine learning algorithms can help make the choice.

14 June 2023
A Detailed Look at Star-Forming Spirals with PHANGS-JWST
The latest installment in a survey of nearby spiral galaxies shines a light on star formation, stellar feedback, and more.

13 June 2023
The Fires Within: Investigating the Atmospheres of Inflated Hot Jupiters
Astrobites reports on simulations of the atmospheres of inflated hot Jupiters that are highly irradiated by their host stars.

12 June 2023
Featured Image: Motion in the Cygnus Loop Supernova Remnant
Hubble Space Telescope observations spanning 22 years reveal movement in a supernova shock wave.

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