Distant Giant Planets Form Differently than 'Failed Stars'
February 10, 2020
A team of astronomers using the Keck Telescope and the Subaru Telescope has probed the formation process of giant exoplanets and brown dwarfs, a class of objects that are more massive than giant planets, but not massive enough to ignite nuclear fusion in their cores to shine like true stars...
Cosmic Magnifying Glasses Yield Independent Measure of Universe's Expansion
January 8, 2020
A team of astronomers including Eduard Rusu from the Subaru Telescope, using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the Subaru Telescope and other observatories has measured the universe's expansion rate using a technique that is completely independent of any previous method...