Harvard & Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Scientists Track How a Giant Wave Moved Through Our Galactic Backyard

Astronomers say there's a wave rippling through our galactic neighborhood that's playing a part in the birth and death of…

2 months ago

Polaris is the Closest, Brightest Cepheid Variable. Very Recently, Something Changed.

A new study has revealed that Polaris' pulsating behavior may be caused by its binary companion, resolving a long-standing mystery…

7 months ago