#astronomy An article published in the journal "Nature" reports a study on the #exoplanet TOI-849b, which appears to be the core of a gas giant stripped of its atmosphere.
#astronomy An article published in "The Astronomical Journal" reports a study on the characteristics of the orbit of the #exoplanet KELT-9b, an ultra-hot Jupiter very close to its star.
#technology #industry The Covid-19 #pandemic has stopped or at least slowed down many industries' operations with a number of consequences and ramifications.
#astronomy #ESO #VLT An article published in the "Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society" reports the mysterious disappearance of a massive star of the luminous blue variable type in the Kinman dwarf galaxy.
#astronomy An article published in the journal "Astronomy & Astrophysics" reports a study of V407 Cygni, the first known gamma-ray #nova.
#cinema It's the special effect master Ray Harryhausen's 100th birth anniversary https://english.netmassimo.com/2020/06/29/ray-harryhausen-was-born-100-years-ago
#astronomy #SupermassiveBlackHole An article accepted for publication in "The Astrophysical Journal Letters" reports the discovery of a very bright primordial #quasar that was cataloged as J100758.264+211529.207, or simply J1007+2115, and named Pōniuāʻena.
#astronomy An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal" reports multi-epoch observations conducted with the Hubble Space Telescope of the star HBC 672 and the movement of the shadow projected by its protoplanetary disk onto an interstellar cloud.
#astronomy #LIGO #Virgo An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal Letters" reports a study on the origin of gravitational waves detected in the event cataloged as GW190814 on August 14, 2019, in which a black hole with a mass about 23 times the Sun's merged with an object with a mass about 2.6 times the Sun's whose nature is uncertain.
#tachnology #hardware The Japanese #supercomputer Fugaku was crowned the new king of the Top 500 ranking by passing Summit, which held the title for two years.
#astronomy An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal" reports a study of over 2,000 active galactic nuclei (AGN) among which some may have two supermassive black holes.
#ScienceFiction #scifi My review of the novel “Transmission” by Morgan Rice
#astronomy #astrophysics The Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE) has published an X-ray universe map obtained thanks to the #eROSITA instrument, which the institute built for the Spektr-RG space telescope. This map includes about a million objects related to the hot and energetic part of the universe.
#paleoanthropology #paleogenetics An article published in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences" reports a high-quality sequencing of the DNA of a #Neanderthal woman.
#astronomy #NeutronStar An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal Letters" reports a study on Swift J1818.0-1607, the youngest #pulsar discovered so far, which offers evidence that it's at the same time a #magnetar and one of the very few to also have radio emissions.
#technology #robotics An article accepted for publication in the journal "Robotics and Automation Letters" describes the design of a low-cost quadruped #robot made available on GitHub under the free / open source BSD 3-clause license having been developed under the aegis of the Open Dynamic Robot Initiative.
#astronomy #ALMA An article published in "The Astrophysical Journal Letters" reports a study of the triple system of GW Orionis, or simply GW Ori, and in particular of the interactions between the three #stars that compose it and the disk of gas and dust that surrounds it, divided in three rings.
#ScienceFiction #scifi #Paratwa My review of the novel 'Liege-Killer' by Christopher Hinz
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