Saturday, May 28, 2022

Stars

Gold standard star found in Milky Way

It will help understand one of the major ways by which heavy elements in the universe were created.

Understanding the process of how massive stars live and die

Supernova reveals secrets to a Texas-led team of astronomers.

Giant stars undergo dramatic weight loss program

Only around 40 of these stars exist amid a sea of thousands in the Milky Way.

Hubble snaps a serpentine spiral galaxy

Like our own galaxy, NGC 5921 contains a prominent bar.

New benchmark: The most distant individual star ever seen

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the first billion years...

Scientists witnessed the star’s mysterious death emitting six rings

The star is undergoing rapid evolution as it ends its life in a blaze of glory.

A part of the Milky Way is much older than expected

It formed around 2 billion years earlier than expected.

NASA spotted giant debris cloud created by smashing celestial bodies

It gives clues about how frequent these events are around other stars.

A strange new type of star covered in the by-product of helium burning

It is possible that the stars might have been formed by a rare stellar merger event.

Astronomers observed the final moments of planetary remnants for 1st time

A new study confirms decades of indirect evidence for debris from disintegrating planets hurtling into white dwarfs across the galaxy.

Dying stars can still give birth to planets

A completely different scenario.

Hubble spots a black hole triggering star formation in a dwarf galaxy

Detailed evidence from Hubble shows a black hole in a new light.

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