On September 14, 2020, a new paper appeared in the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Nature Astronomy. The paper has had quite a big media coverage because the topic is among the most interesting we can think of: the presence of life… Continue Reading →
A press release on our paper just published on Astronomy & Astrophysics on the pulsar habitable zone: http://www.astronomie.nl/#!/index/_detail/gli/habitable-pulsar-planets-theoretically-possible/
Press release on the Scientific American about our recent paper (led by Slavko Bogdaonov from Columbia University) on a transitional millisecond pulsar who behaves as a black hole impostor. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/black-hole-pretenders-may-be-superfast-spinning-pulsars/
This is a nice video published on John Michael Godier’s youtube channel, which talks also about our recent paper on the pulsar habitable zone and pulsar planets. Enjoy!
In the past few days, there has been two interesting astrophysics news about black holes. The first one is about a super-massive black hole discovered in an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy. Such galaxies are tiny (both in mass and size) when… Continue Reading →
If a sound propagates and bounces off an object, its wiggly echo brings signatures of the physical properties of that object . Bats, dolphins and other cetaceans are famous for using this principle, named echolocation, to chase prey and identify objects… Continue Reading →