Black Holes Redux

Welcome back! I am immensely happy to announce that this is the 50th blog post published on this website!!! It’s incredibly exciting to have come this far with y’all, and I couldn’t have done it without the incessant support, feedback, and optimism. I’m so grateful...

AGN Magnetism

Welcome back! I hope you are all safe and doing well. Recently, the famed black hole at the center of the galaxy M87 was imaged in a new way. By working through stacks and stacks of data and by conducting complex, extensive computational analysis, astrophysicists were...

Quasars

Welcome back! I hope you are all safe and doing well. The world in the past month has kept turning, and fascinating scientific phenomena keep occurring. Through some meteorological glitch, the mostly-desert state of Texas has been experiencing snow for the first time...

Fast Radio Bursts

Welcome back! I hope you are all safe and doing well. We are already hurtling through the first month of the new year, and what a month it has been so far. With the news landing hefty blows to people who wished it to be a less-eventful year, it is easy to lose hope...

Dark Energy

Welcome back! I hope you are all safe and doing well. This is a momentous occasion. This blog post makes 1 year of blogging!!! I cannot express in words how excited I am to have reached this milestone; it’s been a tremendous journey and I’ve enjoyed every bit of it....