stellar collisions

The Stellar Demolition Derby in the Centre of the Galaxy

The region near the Milky Way's centre is dominated by the supermassive black hole that resides there. Sagittarius A*'s overwhelming…

2 months ago

Behold! The Black Hole Collision Calculator!

A new tool called the Black Hole Collision Calculator let's users see just how powerful a collision between a black…

4 years ago

Exploding Binary Stars Will Light Up the Sky in 2022

A team from Calvin College, Michigan have discovered a binary pair of stars that will eventually collide and explode in…

7 years ago

Rogue Star HIP 85605 on Collision Course with our Solar System, but Earthlings Need Not Worry

It's known as HIP 85605, one of two stars that make up a binary in the Hercules constellation roughly 16…

9 years ago

Can Stars Collide?

Imagine a really bad day. Perhaps you’re imagining a day where the Sun crashes into another star, destroying most of…

10 years ago