Fornax A galaxy investigated with AstroSat

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Using the AstroSat spacecraft, Indian astronomers have performed an imaging and spectroscopic study of the Fornax A galaxy. Results of the study, published January 13 on the arXiv preprint server, provide more clues on the properties of the galaxy and ultraviolet emission from this source. Located some 62 million light years […]

Coronavirus origins will be investigated by WHO team arriving in China this week

A little over a year after the World Health Organization (WHO) was first alerted to a string of mysterious respiratory illnesses, experts from the agency are set to arrive in China on Thursday (Jan. 11) to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus. The origins of the virus, which has now infected more than 90.3 […]

Periodic and phase-locked modulation in the pulsar PSR B1929+10 investigated with FAST

The mean pulse profile of PSR B1929+10 from the observation of November 22, 2019. Credit: Kou et al., 2020. Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), astronomers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and elsewhere have conducted single-pulse observations of a pulsar known as PSR B1929+10. Results of the monitoring campaign shed more […]