binary star systems

There are Natural Starshades Out There, Which Would Help Astronomers Image Exoplanets

A new study by an international team of astronomers has shown that eclipsing binary stars could act as a natural…

2 months ago

Of the Two Stars in Alpha Centauri, One is Probably More Habitable than the Other

A new study has shown that the Alpha Centauri is not likely to support life and that one of its…

10 months ago

An Extremely Rare Gamma Ray Emitting Neutron Star Binary Has Been Found

The VERITAS collaboration recently discovered a binary system with a very high-energy gamma-ray neutron star, the rarest and most extreme…

2 years ago

Globular Clusters Might not be as Old as Astronomers Thought. Like, Billions of Years Younger

According to a new study by a team of astronomers, globular clusters are several billion years younger than previously thought.

2 years ago

For the First Time, Astronomers Have Found a Star That Survived its Companion Exploding as Supernova

Using the Hubble Space telescope a team of astronomers have found the companion of a supernova for the first time,…

2 years ago

That Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua Probably Came From a Binary Star System

According to a new study by a team of Canadian astronomers, the interstellar asteroid 'Oumuamua likely came from a binary…

2 years ago

The Sun Probably Lost a Binary Twin Billions of Years Ago

According to a new study by a research team from UC Berkeley and Harvard, our Sun may have had a…

3 years ago

We Finally Know why the Boomerang Nebula is Colder than Space Itself

New observations conducted a team of astronomers using the ALMA telescope have explained why the coldest object is so frigid!

3 years ago

Double Disc Found Feeding Each Other In Binary Star System

Deep within the Taurus Dark Cloud complex, one of the closest star-forming regions to Earth has just revealed one of…

6 years ago

Radio Telescopes Help Astronomers Tune In To Nova Generated Gamma Rays

Over two years ago, the Fermi-LAT Collaboration observed an "ear and eye opening" event - the exact location where a…

6 years ago