In this episode, the gang catches multiplicity mania and learn about sextuple systems of stars, galaxies, and planets. Sabrina brings us an astrobite that resonates with us all (or maybe none of us), Will the Fourth carries the torch in studying the hierarchical Castor system, and Alex speeds through a requiem for high-redshift galaxies taken from us too soon.
Compact Object Merging with its Companion Star Triggering a Supernova:
Space sound: https://vimeo.com/621744665
A transient radio source consistent with a merger-triggered core collapse supernova: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abg6037
In-Vitro Is Not The Only Reason Older Women Have More Twins: