A quick discussion of Planck’s new value of the Hubble constant, as part of our series on the Planck results.
What were astronomers reading and talking about in their research last year? Check out figures from the top 12 most-cited astronomy papers from 2012 (so far) and find out what researchers were up to and why!
Pakmor et al. propose a new mechanism to make Type 1a supernova explosions from a pair of white dwarfs.
A simple analytical model for the light curves of Type Ia supernovae.
The Canada-France Hawaii Telescope weak gravitational lensing survey (CFHTLens), recently released new results to help constrain our cosmological models. While still in its early stages, weak lensing will ultimately be a powerful tool to discover the nature of the mysterious dark energy.
The final results from the WMAP satellite show agreement with the standard model of cosmology to unprecedented precision.