Sunday, July 3, 2022

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.

Astronomers imaged the dramatic end to a red supergiant’s life in real-time

Two Hawai’i telescopes capture a massive star moments before going supernova.

Astronomers observed the death throes of giant stars before supernova explosion

Astronomers have recorded such a sequence for a star about 120 million light-years from Earth.

ESO shares new image of Flame Nebula

Orion offers you a spectacular firework display to celebrate the holiday season and the new year in this new image from the European Southern...

Watch stars move around the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole in deepest images yet

The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (ESO’s VLTI) has obtained the deepest and sharpest images to date of the region around the...

Middle-aged stars can experience their own kind of midlife crisis, study

Magnetic fields implicated in the mysterious midlife crisis of stars.

Astronomers discovered an ultra-short-period planet with the makeup of Mercury

The boiling new world is among the lightest exoplanets found to date.

Astronomers observed a new type of binary star long theorized to exist

The discovery finally confirms how a rare type of star in the universe forms and evolves.

Scientists discovered an infant planet in a stellar nursery

The discovery shed new light on the origin of the Solar System and Earth.

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