Journal Club


"Is there an upper limit to the black hole mass?"

Krzysztof Nalewajko (CAMK, Warsaw)

Based on King, MNRAS 456 L109 (2016) and Inayoshi & Haiman arXiv:1601.02611


"Evidence for a Distant Giant Planet in the Solar System"

Abbas Askar (CAMK, Warsaw)

based on Batygin & Brown, AJ (2016) and Trujillo & Sheppard, Nature (2014)


"First direct detection of gravitational waves"

Michał Bejger (CAMK)

based on ''Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger'' and companion articles, B. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration) Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 061102


"NUSTAR discovery of heavily obscured low luminosity AGN in the luminous infrared galaxy NGC 6286"

Tek Prasad Adhikari (CAMK, Warsaw)

Based on Ricci et al. ApJ (2016)


"On very mysterious variable stars from OGLE"

Paweł Pietrukowicz (Astronomical Observatory, Warsaw University)

Based on Pietrukowicz et al., Acta Astronomica 65, 63 (2015)