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Ultra-Powerful Radio Bursts May Be Getting a Cosmic Boost | Quanta Magazine
Repeating radio bursts are among the most mysterious phenomena in the universe. A new theory explores how some of their puzzling properties can be explained by galactic lenses made of plasma.
articles  astronomy  astrophysics 
4 days ago by gmisra
Neutron-Star Collision Shakes Space-Time and Lights Up the Sky | Quanta Magazine
Astronomers have for the first time matched a gravitational-wave signal to a kilonova’s burst of light, observations that will “go down in the history of
astronomy  astrophysics 
7 days ago by geetarista
Half the universe’s missing matter has just been finally found | New Scientist
About half the normal matter in our universe had never been observed – until now. Two teams have finally seen it by combining millions of faint images into one
articles  astronomy  darkmatter  space  astrophysics  cosmology  baryons  darkMatterIsBogus  electron  feedly  galaxy  ifttt 
13 days ago by xer0x
For Astronomers, a Neutron Star Merger Could Eclipse the Eclipse | Quanta Magazine
Even as the solar eclipse was mesmerizing millions, astronomers were training their space- and land-based telescopes on a far more violent astrophysical event.
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articles  astronomy  gravity  astrophysics 
6 weeks ago by gmisra
Rumours swell over new kind of gravitational-wave sighting : Nature News & Comment
Gossip over potential detection of colliding neutron stars has astronomers in a tizzy.
articles  astrophysics  astronomy 
6 weeks ago by gmisra

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