circumbinary disk

This is a First. An Exoplanet in a Polar Circumbinary Disc Surrounding Two Stars.

We live in an age of exoplanet discovery. One thing we've learned is not to be surprised by the kinds…

4 weeks ago

Planets Have Just Started to Form in This Binary System

Astronomers have watched the young binary star system SVS 13 for decades. Astronomers don't know much about how planets form…

2 years ago

Study Finds Bizarre Exoplanet Orbits for Binary Stars

There‚Äôs an iconic scene in the original Star Wars movie where Luke Skywalker looks out over the desert landscape of…

4 years ago

A Pulsar and White Dwarf Dance Together In A Surprising Orbit

The discovery of a millisecond pulsar orbiting a low-mass white dwarf star has astronomers puzzled, mainly because its orbit defies…

7 years ago