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Venus-like Exoplanet 39 Light Years Distant Is Probably Baked & Sterile

A team of scientist from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics may have unlocked the secret behind the Venus-like exoplanet Gf…

5 years ago

Can Stars Be Cold?

Stars are hot, we know that, everyone knows that. But are there “cold stars”? It all depends on what you…

6 years ago

What is the Biggest Star in the Universe?

If our Universe could be likened to a playground, our Sun would be one of the little kids playing in…

6 years ago

Three New Earth-sized Planets Found Just 40 Light-Years Away

Three more potentially Earthlike worlds have been discovered in our galactic backyard, announced online today by the European Southern Observatory. Researchers using the…

6 years ago

Why Do Red Dwarfs Live So Long?

While our Sun will only survive for about 5 billion more years, smaller, cooler red dwarfs can last for trillions…

6 years ago

Why Do Red Giants Expand?

We know that the Sun will last another 5 billion years and then expand us a red giant. What will…

6 years ago

Amateur Astronomer Chases Down Barnard’s Star – You Can Too!

Tucked away in northern Ophiuchus and well-placed for observing from spring through fall is one of the most remarkable objects in the sky…

6 years ago

When Will We Find Another Earth?

We hear about discoveries of exoplanets every day. So how long will it take us to find another planet like…

7 years ago

What is the Smallest Star?

We've talked about the biggest stars, but what about the smallest stars? What's the smallest star you can see with…

7 years ago

Foom! ‘Superflares’ Erupt From Tiny Red Dwarf Star, Surprising Scientists

Don't get too close to this little star! In April, a red dwarf star sent out a series of explosions…

7 years ago