Highlights

Creation date: 06.11.2017,   Archive date: 06.11.2017
Galaxies with unusual rotation

In most galaxies stars rotate around the shortest axis of the galaxy. Recently, galaxies with the ... more »

Creation date: 27.10.2017,   Archive date: 27.10.2017
Creation date: 24.10.2017,   Archive date: 24.10.2017
Paper by Warsaw Astronomers highlighted on AAS Nova

A recent paper The Origin of the Ultraluminous X-Ray Sources by Grzegorz Wiktorowicz (Warsaw University), Małgorzata ... more »

Creation date: 16.10.2017,   Archive date: 16.10.2017
LIGO and Virgo make first detection of gravitational waves produced by colliding neutron stars

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time ... more »

Creation date: 27.09.2017,   Archive date: 27.09.2017
The LIGO-Virgo global network of three interferometers opens a new era for gravitational wave science by jointly observing the black hole merger

The Virgo collaboration and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration report the three-detector observation of gravitational waves. This ... more »

Creation date: 30.08.2017,   Archive date: 30.08.2017
Recovery of nova spotted by ancient Koreans illuminates many stages of star system's life cycle

On a cold March night in Seoul almost 600 years ago, Korean astrologers spotted a bright ... more »

Creation date: 01.06.2017,   Archive date: 01.06.2017
GW170104: a third detection of gravitational waves emitted by a binary black hole system

Results confirm new population of black holes

A third detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space ... more »

Creation date: 18.04.2017,   Archive date: 18.04.2017
Long period binary in NGC 1360

Whether planetary nebulae (PNe) are predominantly the product of binary stellar evolution as some population synthesis ... more »

Creation date: 20.03.2017,   Archive date: 20.03.2017
Unstable Standard Candles

Classical Cepheids are among the most important variable stars. As primary distance indicators, they are of ... more »

Creation date: 31.01.2017,   Archive date: 31.01.2017
PF120916 Piecki fireball and Reszel meteorite fall

On September 12, 2016, at 21:44:07 UT, a -9.2 mag fireball appeared over ... more »

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