We’re attempting to map the universe in fine detail at its largest scales in 3D. Meet the astrophysical rouges that seek to upend our goal, and the tools we need to weed them out.
Everyscope: Opening a new window into time-resolved astronomy.
A mysterious Fast Radio Burst (FRB) from beyond the galaxy has been detected at Arecibo. This is the first FRB discovered outside of Parkes Observatory, giving greater credence to the astronomical nature of these signals.
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Lots and lots more data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
Resolved images of debris disks with Herschel reveal their true sizes, and test the assumptions used in unresolved observations.