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Hubble reveals the Drifting Binary Pairs of Ageing Brown Dwarfs

A new study using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found that brown dwarfs, interstellar objects that are larger than Jupiter but smaller than...

Webb found a brown dwarf with auroras

Infrared emission from methane suggests atmospheric heating by auroral processes.

New record holder: Webb identifies tiniest free-floating brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are sometimes called failed stars, since they form like stars through gravitational collapse, but never gain enough mass to ignite nuclear fusion....

Astronomers observed first radiation belt seen outside our solar system

High-resolution imaging of radio emissions from an ultracool dwarf.

Study offers new insights into the brown dwarf formation

New study detected a special methane compound outside the solar system for the first time.

Astronomers discovered a widely separated pair of brown dwarf

Finding such a widely separated pair is very exciting.

Scientists discovered lithium in the oldest and coldest brown dwarf

Ancient brown dwarf with lithium deposits intact.

A new method to study the environment of exoplanets

Indian Astronomers find new method to study environment of extrasolar planets using polarisation of light.

There might be more brown dwarfs lurking in our galaxy than previous thought

An accidental discovery hints at a hidden population of cosmic objects.

Revealing the mystery of brown dwarfs

Understanding the mysterious nature of brown dwarfs.

Scientists identified the three fastest-spinning brown dwarfs ever

Clocking the fastest-spinning brown dwarfs.

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