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The Inner and Outer Milky Way Aren’t the Same Thickness, and that’s Surprising

At first glance, the universe and night sky seem largely unchanging. The reality is very different, even now, a gas…

2 weeks ago

Webb Finds Deep Space Alcohol and Chemicals in Newly Forming Planetary

Since its launch in 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has made some amazing discoveries. Recent observations have found…

3 months ago

How Many Stars Formed Together With the Sun in Our Stellar Nebula?

Even though our Sun is now a solitary star, it still has siblings somewhere in the Milky Way. Stars form…

1 year ago

Interstellar Oumuamua Was a Dark Hydrogen Iceberg

When Canadian astronomer Robert Weryk discovered `Oumuamua passing through our Solar System with the Pan-STARRS telescope, in October 2017, it…

4 years ago

Bright Jets Blast Out from a Newborn Star

Like very young humans, very young stars also tend to make a big mess out of the stuff around them…

11 years ago

SOFIA Reveals Star-Forming Region W40

[/caption] Around 1957 light years away, a dense molecular cloud resides beside an OB star cluster locked in a massive…

13 years ago

Did A Supernova Shape Our Solar System?

[/caption] Away in space some 4.57 billion years ago, in a galaxy yet to be called the Milky Way, a…

13 years ago

What is the Life Cycle of Stars?

Like all living beings, stars have a life cycle, which consists of birth, a lifespan characterized by growth and change,…

15 years ago