Deux astrophysiciennes du CRAQ à TLMEP

La professeure Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo et la coordonnatrice scientifique de l’iREx Marie-Eve Naud discutent de la carrière de l’astrophysicien Stephen Hawking, décédé cette semaine, dans le cadre de l’émission « Tout le monde en parle » du…

A ‘hot Jupiter’ with unusual winds

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Puzzling finding raises new questions about atmospheric physics of giant planets The hottest point on a gaseous planet near a distant star isn’t where astrophysicists expected it to be – a discovery that challenges scientists’ understanding…

Neutron-star merger yields new puzzle for astrophysicists

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Afterglow from cosmic smash-up continues to brighten, confounding expectations The afterglow from the distant neutron-star merger detected last August has continued to brighten – much to the surprise of astrophysicists studying the aftermath of the massive…

A repeating fast radio burst from an extreme environment

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Extragalactic source of radio-wave flashes resides in a powerfully magnetized astrophysical region New detections of radio waves from a repeating fast radio burst have revealed an astonishingly potent magnetic field in the source’s environment, indicating that…

Journey to the Center of a White-Dwarf Star

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A stellar core that challenges predictions: here is the result of the first cartography of the interior of a white-dwarf star performed by an international team lead by a young researcher from the Institut de Recherche…