Adam Mann

All Stories by Adam Mann

  1. Planets

    Pluto’s heart may hide the rocky wreckage of an ancient impact

    A huge, rocky remnant beneath Pluto’s surface could explain the odd location of Sputnik Planitia — its famous heart-shaped basin.

  2. Space

    Analyze This: A recently spotted space object is puzzling scientists

    A pulsar’s invisible partner could be an oddly heavy neutron star or a very light black hole.

  3. Space

    Check out the magnetic fields around our galaxy’s central black hole

    Astronomers have captured polarized light coming from the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole. This offers insight into its magnetic fields.

  4. Space

    Did James Webb telescope images ‘break’ the universe?

    James Webb data show bright, massive galaxies that would appear to require new physics to explain. But maybe not, Hubble data suggest.

  5. Space

    Explainer: What is the solar cycle?

    Here’s what causes the sun’s 11-year cycle of activity and what it means for us on Earth.