Garnavich 2016

Peter Garnavich


In a paper published in Nature Astronomy, Peter Garnavich and colleagues from several universities and institutes, including the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland, described one of the fastest FELTs (Fast-Evolving Luminous Transients) to date, captured by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope in 2015. It exhibited what Garnavich described as a “the most beautiful light curve we will ever get for a fast transient.”

Go to full story.