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These 5 mysterious space objects straddle the line between planets and stars
They could help astronomers break down the category of objects known as brown dwarfs.
Being a heavyweight isn’t enough to turn a brown dwarf into a star
Now astronomers want to know: what makes a star a star?
Clouds Of Water Detected Outside The Solar System
In the vicinity of the coldest known object out there
When We Weren’t Looking, A Star Passed Within 0.8 Lightyears Of Earth
Close encounters of the stellar kind
Distant Black Hole Wakes Up To Grab A Light Snack
Later this year, the black hole in our own galaxy will do the same, munching on a passing gas cloud.
NASA’s Infrared Explorer Spots a Room-Temperature Brown Dwarf, the Coldest Star Ever Found
It's one of the closest stars we've seen, but it's so cool we didn't notice it before
A New Player in the Search for Another Earth
ESA's COROT observatory discovers two more exoplanets, plus a strange new object astronomers can't quite explain