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Stellar Evolution

Ancient Star Found that’s Only Slightly Younger than the Universe Itself

Thanks to a team from John Hopkins University, a star was recently discovered that is 13.5 billion years old, almost…

1 year ago

Binary Stars Orbiting Each Other INSIDE a Planetary Nebula

An international team of astronomers recently observed an unexpected sight, a binary star system that is set to collide and…

1 year ago

Astronomers See A Dead Star Come Back To Life Thanks To A Donor Star

Two stars are caught in a unique relationship. The larger red giant star sheds material which its companion neutron star…

2 years ago

This is the Surface of a Giant Star, 350 Times Larger Than the Sun

Using the ESO's Very Large Telescope Interferometer, an international team of astronomers has created the first detailed images of another…

2 years ago

New Study of Antares Creates the Best Map Ever of a Distant Star

A new research study by a group of astronomers, based on observation using the VLTI, has created the most detailed…

2 years ago

This is Kind of Sad. Astronomers Find a Failed Star Orbiting a Dead Star

A study by a team of international astronomers spotted something truly rare - a failed star orbiting a star near…

3 years ago

Chance Discovery Of A Three Hour Old Supernova

Astronomers get a rare opportunity to observe the first hours of a supernova's collapse.

3 years ago

Bright Binocular Nova Discovered in Lupus

A powerful explosion on an otherwise obscure star in the constellation Lupus is now bright enough to see in binoculars.

3 years ago

A History Of Violence: Iron Found in Fossils Suggests Supernova Role In Mass Dying

In a study of deep ocean cores, scientists have uncovered the remains of magnetic fossils that point to a nearby…

4 years ago

Cooking Up Life in the Cosmic Kitchen

A recent discovery points to the role of stars in building more complex biological molecules instead of tearing them apart…

4 years ago