But where is this stellar river heading?
See this interstellar blood bath in all its glory detail.
Our solar system is just a tiny speck in the Milky Way.
Now astronomers want to know: what makes a star a star?
The Gaia satellite charts stars like never before.
When the stars align, you can zoom way in.
Meanwhile in space: moon activity and satellites watching satellite launches .
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
It's an explosive detective story.
So hot right now.
But they get along just fine
Like, 100 times more
Three of them may be habitable
Sadly it's not walkable
The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder where you went
An astronomer's scathing blog post explains why a flurry of comets is not a likely explanation for this star's weird behavior
Short answer: It's an optical illusion
Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further
But does it come with a complementary breakfast?
The stars might be singing; too bad we'll never hear them
Short answer: They create a beautiful swirling mess.
And you thought your home was dusty