stellar formation

The Solar System has been Flying Through the Debris of a Supernova for 33,000 Years

An Ancient Voyage Earth is on a journey… While our planet orbits the Sun each year - a billion kilometers…

8 months ago

Both Stars in This Binary System Have Accretion Disks Around Them

Stars exhibit all sorts of behaviors as they evolve. Small red dwarfs smolder for billions or even trillions of years.…

1 year ago

The Secret Origin Story of Brown Dwarfs

[/caption] Sometimes called failed stars, brown dwarfs straddle the line between star and planet. Too massive to be "just" a…

9 years ago

The Zooniverse is Expanding: The Milky Way Project Begins Today

[/caption] From the folks that brought you the addictive citizen science projects Galaxy Zoo and Moon Zoo (among others), comes…

10 years ago

A Young Star Grows Up

Remember when you were young and how Mom always told you to eat everything on your plate so you would…

13 years ago