FU Ori

Astronomers See a Star Crash Through the Planetary Disk of Another Star

What causes an otherwise unremarkable star to become over 100 times brighter? That's a question astronomers have been pondering since…

2 years ago

The Furor over FUORs

[/caption] In 1937, an ordinary 16th magnitude star in the constellation Orion began to brighten steadily. Thinking it was a…

13 years ago