University of Birmingham

Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters, study

Older stars are move active because they have been around the longest, and because they were formed during a period when the Galaxy was a bit more violent, with lots of star formation happening and lots of disturbance from gasses and smaller satellite galaxies.

Where in the universe can you find a black hole nursery?

Now, it is possible for astronomers to track down the black hole nursery, thanks to a new model developed by gravitational wave researchers at the University of Birmingham.