Podcast: Variable Stars

Article written: 5 Feb , 2007
Updated: 21 Dec , 2015
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V838 Mon in March 2004. Credit: HubbleOur Sun has been around for billions of years, and will last for billions more. We’re lucky, it’s pretty stable and regular as stars go, only changing in brightness a little now and then. But there are stars out there that change dramatically; astronomers call them variable stars, and they demonstrate just how bizarre and dangerous the Universe can be.

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