Debris Disk

Astronomers See the Wreckage Where Planets Crashed Into Each Other in a Distant Star System

Our Solar System was born in chaos. Collisions shaped and built the Earth and the other planets, and even delivered…

5 months ago

Planet Found in the Habitable Zone of a White Dwarf

Most stars will end their lives as white dwarfs. White dwarfs are the remnant cores of once-luminous stars like our…

6 months ago

Hubble Spots “Impossible” Debris Disk Around a Black Hole

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers recently observed a bright disk around a black hole that defies…

3 years ago

Astronomers Observe the Rotating Accretion Disk Around the Supermassive Black Hole in M77

A team of Japanese astronomers conducted the first detailed observation of a dust and gas torus surrounding a supermassive black…

4 years ago

Finally, the Missing Link in Planetary Formation!

A new study by an international team of scientists may be the "missing link" in our understanding of how planets…

5 years ago

Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta Pictoris

Between the years 2003 and 2011, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher - better known as HARPS - made…

8 years ago