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A newly discovered planet orbiting a dead star offers a glimpse of Earth’s future
A solar system that looks like ours … after Earth gets destroyed.
Flickering light could help astronomers weigh supermassive black holes
All astronomers need is a flickering disk.
Megapixels: Two stars in a fight to the death
See this interstellar blood bath in all its glory detail.
Cosmic collisions with their neighbors may have weighed these white dwarfs down
Two stars enter, one star leaves
This star is orbiting insanely close to a black hole
But they get along just fine
High-Energy X-Rays Hint At Massive Star Graveyard In Our Galaxy’s Center
Dead stars do tell some tales
What Would Happen If I Ate A Teaspoonful Of White Dwarf Star?
“Everything about it would be bad,” says Mark Hammergren, an astronomer at Adler Planetarium in Chicago, beginning with your attempt...
Unique Chemical Bond Only Seen In Dwarf Stars Could Make Better Computers
Stars are responsible for forging every heavy element in the universe when they fuse hydrogen and when they explode at...
Two White Dwarfs Orbit Each Other At 1,000,000 MPH, Will Soon Merge to Create a New Star
In a first for known binary white dwarf systems, a high-speed merger spells new life
Chandra Illuminates a Different Kind of Supernova, Re-Evaluating a Principal Cosmic Measuring Stick
If there’s one thing that’s true about all science – and especially science of the cosmos – it’s that the...