Archive for October, 2016

How many exoplanets in our Galaxy?

Posted October 30, 2016 By grigoris

In Cassan et al. 2012 (Nature, 481, 167), “One or more bound planets per Milky Way star from microlensing observations“) we read the following very interesting statement: Here we report a statistical analysis of microlensing data (gathered in 2002–07) that reveals the fraction of bound planets 0.5–10 AU (Sun–Earth distance) from their stars. We find […]

LambdaCDM vs. MOND

Posted October 21, 2016 By grigoris

Even though the fight between Lambda(Λ)CDM and MOND theories is a confirmed fact, automatic processes (like listing of new arxiv papers) make it more … provocative and/or funny.

Finally after almost a year, our proceedings paper on the B[e] supergiant LHA 120-S 73 is out! It is based on a poster (2015-58aaa-torres-s73) presented on the 58th Annual Meeting of the Argentinian Astronomical Society (La Plata, Argentina, Sep 14-18, 2015) and connected also with our last refereed paper. Exploring the circumstellar disk-like structure of […]

LaTeX tip to comment out large portion of text

Posted October 10, 2016 By grigoris

Not very obvious but: \iffalse blablabla blublublublu and some more bla here \fi so LaTeX doesn’t compile anything within this if clause. [1] TeX.stackexchange- Commenting out large sections, accessed on Oct 10, 2016