When the first hot Jupiters were detected about a generation ago, they were generally thought to be “oddballs” because we do not […]

A Dynamic Duo Of Alien Hot Jupiters are wacky Wonder Worlds that cling closely to their parent-stars in incredibly speedy, roasting […]

Courier Work in the Galaxy Futurama depicts the story of Fry, a former pizza delivery boy, who is cryogenically frozen […]

A Celestial Dance of Death Dr. Coughlin and his team performed hundreds of thousands of supercomputer simulations of the gravitational […]

The More, The Merrier Supermassive hearts of darkness and binary stars are both common denizens of the observable Universe. Supermassive black holes are […]

Galaxy Wonderland Galaxies are gravitationally bound systems of stars, dust, gas, stellar relics, and mysterious non-atomic dark matter. Galaxies come […]

The Magellanic Clouds Both the LMC and SMC were named after the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) who mistakenly believed they were clouds. While […]