Highlights from AAS Nova: 26 September - 9 October 2021
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.
The following are the AAS Nova highlights from the past two weeks; follow the links to read more, or visit the AAS Nova web page for more posts.
9 October 2021
DPS 53: Days 3, 4, and 5
This week we’re bringing you planetary science news from the 53rd AAS Division for Planetary Sciences meeting. Here are the highlights from Days 3, 4, and 5!
8 October 2021
Featured Image: Asteroid Fragments on Display
Take a moment to peek inside a carbonaceous chondrite — a stony meteorite nearly unchanged since its formation billions of years ago.
6 October 2021
DPS 53: Days 1 and 2
This week we’re bringing you planetary science news from the 53rd AAS Division for Planetary Sciences meeting. Here are the highlights from Days 1 and 2!
5 October 2021
Where Does a Dragonfly Land?
Astrobites reports on the selection of a landing site for NASA’s upcoming Dragonfly mission, which is slated to arrive at Saturn’s haze-shrouded moon, Titan, in 2034.
4 October 2021
DPS 53: Welcome!
This week we’ll be bringing you updates from the 53rd DPS meeting, happening virtually anywhere, and other great planetary science content.
1 October 2021
Tracing Gas in Distant Galaxies
Carbon monoxide lends a helping hand in the search for star-forming gas beyond the Milky Way.
29 September 2021
A Better Space Weather Forecasting Tool
Space weather forecasting is challenging, but thousands of Earth-orbiting spacecraft could benefit from it. Is there a way to make our forecasts more accurate?
28 September 2021
Cold and Distant: Meet the Newest Brown Dwarf
Astrobites reports on the discovery of a new — and especially chilly — brown dwarf by citizen scientists.
27 September 2021
Featured Image: Landslides on a Dwarf Planet
Avalanches of fine particles on dwarf planet Ceres may help this body to retain volatile material within its surface.