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Gaps in gas disks around stars may not always mark newborn planets - Science News
Gaps in gas disks around stars may not always mark newborn planets  Science News

New research has prompted a rethink of the theory that gaps in planet-forming disks around young stars mark spaces where planets are being created.


Red giant stars create new way to measure how quickly the universe is expanding - CNN
Red giant stars create new way to measure how quickly the universe is expanding  CNN

The universe is expanding, but the rate of that expansion is proving to be elusive. A new measurement of the universe's expansion rate falls between two ...


Supernova observation first of its kind using NASA satellite: Data offer new clues about why stars explode - Science Daily
Supernova observation first of its kind using NASA satellite: Data offer new clues about why stars explode  Science Daily

Researchers have published findings about a supernova observed using TESS, adding new insights to long-held theories about the elements left behind after a ...


Don't Be Confused If This Starfish Makes Your Mouth Water - Live Science
Don't Be Confused If This Starfish Makes Your Mouth Water  Live Science

If this starfish is making your mouth water, you're not alone. When a photo of Plinthaster dentatus went viral on Twitter last week, pasta-lovers did a double take ...


No Signs of Aliens in the Closest 1,300 Stars, Hunt Funded by Russian Billionaire Reveals - Live Science
No Signs of Aliens in the Closest 1,300 Stars, Hunt Funded by Russian Billionaire Reveals  Live Science

While the truth might be out there, technological aliens don't seem to be — at least not yet. New results from the most comprehensive Search for Extraterrestrial ...


Moons that escape their planets could become 'ploonets' - Science News
Moons that escape their planets could become 'ploonets'  Science News

If giant planets in other star systems lose their moons, the freed objects could become “ploonets,” and current telescopes may be able to find them.


Jupiter-like planet shows signs of moon formation - Science Magazine
Jupiter-like planet shows signs of moon formation  Science Magazine

Scientists have uncovered evidence of moon formation in a solar system for the first time. In the star system PDS 70, approximately 370 light-years away, ...


A new algorithm finds nearby stars that could host hidden worlds - Science News
A new algorithm finds nearby stars that could host hidden worlds  Science News

A new planet-hunting algorithm suggests that at least 9 percent of nearby stars could host planets orbiting out of sight — and the stars' chemistry could help find ...


Photo of Sea Star's 'Butt' Goes Viral. Spoiler: That's No Butt. - Live Science
Photo of Sea Star's 'Butt' Goes Viral. Spoiler: That's No Butt.  Live Science

Starfish don't have butts, but this one sure looks like it does. A visitor to the Aquarium of the Pacific recently snapped a photo of a vermillion sea star that ...


'As long as we can see the sky, we can see our stories': Indigenous Australians first to discover variable stars - ABC News
'As long as we can see the sky, we can see our stories': Indigenous Australians first to discover variable stars  ABC News

Traditional custodian at the Aboriginal Trust in Lake Tyers Victoria, Wayne Thorpe, is learning as much about the traditional science and stories of the stars as he ...


Sea, Sand and Stars Science and Nature Center open for summer visitors - FOX10 News
Sea, Sand and Stars Science and Nature Center open for summer visitors  FOX10 News

Its an exciting day in for kids in South Baldwin, as Sea, Sand and Stars Science and Nature Center reopened its doors this morning in Orange Beach.


Who Should Pay for "Moon Shots"? - Scientific American
Who Should Pay for "Moon Shots"?  Scientific American

In July, 1945, Vannevar Bush addressed a report to President Franklin D. Roosevelt arguing that basic research needed to become a priority supported by the ...


Meet the Ploonets! Runaway Moons with Delusions of Planethood Get Astronomy's Cutest Name Ever - Live Science
Meet the Ploonets! Runaway Moons with Delusions of Planethood Get Astronomy's Cutest Name Ever  Live Science

What do you call a runaway exomoon with delusions of planethood? You call it a "ploonet," of course. Scientists had previously proposed the endearing term ...


Why an 18-story, billion-dollar telescope is compelling hundreds to protest at the foot of a mountain - Washington Post
Why an 18-story, billion-dollar telescope is compelling hundreds to protest at the foot of a mountain  Washington Post

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the base of a mountain in Hawaii on Monday to block the construction of a billion-dollar telescope on its peak. To Native ...


Wandering Space Rocks Help Solve Mysteries of Planet Formation - Quanta Magazine
Wandering Space Rocks Help Solve Mysteries of Planet Formation  Quanta Magazine

After an interstellar asteroid shot past the sun, scientists realized that there's probably a lot of itinerant rocks out there.


Postcard From L.A.: In the moon glow of Mt. Wilson, go find your place in the cosmos - Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles Times
Postcard From L.A.: In the moon glow of Mt. Wilson, go find your place in the cosmos - Los Angeles Times  Los Angeles Times

We are standing in the very spot where mankind first kissed the cosmos. Do I have your attention yet? On a summer Saturday night, Mt. Wilson beckons, open to ...


SLO County CA sea star recovery from wasting disease slow - San Luis Obispo Tribune
SLO County CA sea star recovery from wasting disease slow  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Starfish affected by a disease are making a comeback in California, but recovery is slow on the Central Coast and San Luis Obispo County. Researchers are ...


Stars and Nebulas - HubbleSite
Stars and Nebulas  HubbleSite

Gazing into the night sky, it's easy to forget that the closest star to us is the Sun. The Sun is considered typical of middle-aged stars, formed from a collapsed ...


No signs of alien life in closest 1300 stars, study says: 'We are left with zero candidates' - Fox News
No signs of alien life in closest 1300 stars, study says: 'We are left with zero candidates'  Fox News

A comprehensive study from a number of organizations, including one funded by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, found no evidence of extraterrestrial life among ...


Two potentially life-friendly planets found orbiting a nearby star - National Geographic
Two potentially life-friendly planets found orbiting a nearby star  National Geographic

A tiny, old star just 12 light-years away might host two temperate, rocky planets, astronomers announced today. If they're confirmed, both of the newly spotted ...


UW lab gears up for another Antarctic drilling campaign - University of Wisconsin-Madison
UW lab gears up for another Antarctic drilling campaign  University of Wisconsin-Madison

With news that the National Science Foundation (NSF) and international partners will support an upgrade to the IceCube neutrino detector at the South Pole, the ...


That Freaky Discovery of Galaxies With No Dark Matter Seems to Be Debunked - ScienceAlert
That Freaky Discovery of Galaxies With No Dark Matter Seems to Be Debunked  ScienceAlert

The plot has thickened on a huge discovery from earlier this year that appeared to prove the existence of seemingly 'impossible' long-lived galaxies - ones ...


Interstellar Probe, a mission concept for NASA, aims to travel 93 billion miles past the sun - The Washington Post
Interstellar Probe, a mission concept for NASA, aims to travel 93 billion miles past the sun  The Washington Post

LAUREL, Md. — One of the top prizes in the March 1970 Fort Worth Regional Science Fair — a slide rule and a free dinner in Dallas — went to a high school ...


High school girls take science beyond the atmosphere with STARS - West Hawaii Today
High school girls take science beyond the atmosphere with STARS  West Hawaii Today

Kalepa Baybayan, 'Imiloa Astronomy Center's navigator in residence, discusses traditional navigation with a dozen students participating in the Pacific ...


New Study Reveals some Black Holes did not Start with Imploding Stars - Science Times
New Study Reveals some Black Holes did not Start with Imploding Stars  Science Times

A new study posits that not all black holes began as stars, as opposed to the previous assumption known to the scientific community.


'Renegade' White Dwarf Survived a Supernova. Now It's Warping the Little Dipper Before Our Eyes. - Live Science
'Renegade' White Dwarf Survived a Supernova. Now It's Warping the Little Dipper Before Our Eyes.  Live Science

There's a rebellious, half-dead star in the Little Dipper that's hellbent on escaping our galaxy — and now, astronomers have an idea why. The star, a small white ...


Teenage Astrophotographer Keeps His Eyes on the Stars - Community Idea Stations
Teenage Astrophotographer Keeps His Eyes on the Stars  Community Idea Stations

Most teenagers have taken hundreds or even thousands of selfies by the time they graduate from high school. But how many earn a national award for one?


'Shooting stars' during cell development impact risk for disease: Differences in gene expression that occur as cells develop may have consequences on mature cell types and risk for disease - Science Daily
'Shooting stars' during cell development impact risk for disease: Differences in gene expression that occur as cells develop may have consequences on mature cell types and risk for disease  Science Daily

Fleeting differences in gene expression between individuals that occur at different points in time during cell development may have consequences on the ...


'Shazam!' leads DVD and Blu-ray releases for the week of July 16, 2019 - cleveland.com
'Shazam!' leads DVD and Blu-ray releases for the week of July 16, 2019  cleveland.com

Zachary Eli stars in the DC superhero comedy “Shazam!,” soaring onto DVD and Blu-ray for purchase this week. Check out capsule reviews of 20 other recent ...


Messages on the Moon From a World Turned Upside Down - The New York Times
Messages on the Moon From a World Turned Upside Down  The New York Times

Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.


Netflix Unveils 1st Trailers for Sci-Fi Series 'Another Life' - Space.com
Netflix Unveils 1st Trailers for Sci-Fi Series 'Another Life'  Space.com

Netflix continues its commitment to sci-fi with a new series starring Katee Sackhoff.


'Chameleon Theory' Could Explain Why the Universe Is Blowing Up - Live Science
'Chameleon Theory' Could Explain Why the Universe Is Blowing Up  Live Science

New simulations lend some credence to an alternative model of dark energy.


Foreign-language, science, culinary arts among DODEA courses on chopping block - Stars and Stripes
Foreign-language, science, culinary arts among DODEA courses on chopping block  Stars and Stripes

Here are some specifics about the Department of Defense Education Activity's plan to tweak staffing standards, consolidate classes with low attendance and ...


Voyager 2 Still Alive After "Difficult Choices" - Popular Mechanics
Voyager 2 Still Alive After "Difficult Choices"  Popular Mechanics

NASA's longest-running mission will continue on. The Agency has been able to keep Voyager 2, the satellite launched in 1977, running by using its trajectory ...


Apollo 11 taught us to dream big, so let's aim for more than Mars - CNN
Apollo 11 taught us to dream big, so let's aim for more than Mars  CNN

Don Lincoln was a 5-year-old when Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon 50 years ago. It inspired a life-long fascination with science and a desire to see ...


Moon landing conspiracy theories aren't true - here's how we know - CBBC Newsround
Moon landing conspiracy theories aren't true - here's how we know  CBBC Newsround

Fifty years after the first Moon landing, some people still don't believe that it actually happened. Here's how we know that it did.


LISA: Detecting Exoplanets Using Gravitational Waves - HowStuffWorks
LISA: Detecting Exoplanets Using Gravitational Waves  HowStuffWorks

Theoretically, LISA will be sensitive to gravitational waves from white dwarf binaries in our galaxy. HowStuffWorks looks at the new LISA technology.


New board to host stars of science, tech - Shine News
New board to host stars of science, tech  Shine News

China steps up the campaign to reform its capital markets with the launch of the STAR Market and Sha.


It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life - The Guardian
It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life  The Guardian

Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1327 stars.


Neutron star innards might be the strongest stuff in the universe | NOVA - NOVA Next
Neutron star innards might be the strongest stuff in the universe | NOVA  NOVA Next

Neutron star innards are not your mom's lasagna.


21 cool things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh - NEXTpittsburgh
21 cool things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh  NEXTpittsburgh

Here are the events you need to know about this weekend in Pittsburgh: July 19-21.


NASA Hubble: Beautiful galaxy 'like blooming roses' is giving birth to new stars - Express.co.uk
NASA Hubble: Beautiful galaxy 'like blooming roses' is giving birth to new stars  Express.co.uk

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope has snapped this incredible bouquet of stars and stellar gas in a spiral galaxy 70 million light-years away from Earth.


Scientists Are Trying to Make 'Ploonets' a Thing, And We Are Here For It - ScienceAlert
Scientists Are Trying to Make 'Ploonets' a Thing, And We Are Here For It  ScienceAlert

You've heard of moonmoons - that's what scientists want to call the satellite of a moon. But are you ready for ploonets? You'd better be, because we're here to ...


Tonight's Sky - HubbleSite
Tonight's Sky  HubbleSite

Identify constellations, deep-sky objects, and more with our guide to the heavens.


NASA news: Astronaut snaps mesmerising picture of stars over Earth from Space Station - Express.co.uk
NASA news: Astronaut snaps mesmerising picture of stars over Earth from Space Station  Express.co.uk

NASA astronaut Christina Koch took this incredible picture of star trails and lights on Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).


Scientists are searching for a mirror universe. It could be sitting right in front of you. - NBC News
Scientists are searching for a mirror universe. It could be sitting right in front of you.  NBC News

At Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee, physicist Leah Broussard is trying to open a portal to a parallel universe. She calls it an “oscillation” that ...


Are we living in a simulated universe? Here's what scientists say. - NBC News
Are we living in a simulated universe? Here's what scientists say.  NBC News

Is our world an elaborate illusion? Some believers of the simulation hypothesis say our universe may have been created by more technologically advanced ...


Ancient humans used the moon as a calendar in the sky - Science News
Ancient humans used the moon as a calendar in the sky  Science News

Whether the moon was a timekeeper for early humans, as first argued during the Apollo missions, is still up for debate.


Dear Voyager 1 and 2: Ann Druyan on the spacecraft's epic journey - National Geographic
Dear Voyager 1 and 2: Ann Druyan on the spacecraft's epic journey  National Geographic

Ann Druyan, creative director on the Voyager golden discs, reflects on the two spacecraft's epic journeys—and on Carl Sagan, the love of her life.


Science history: Fritz Zwicky and the whole dark matter thing - Cosmos
Science history: Fritz Zwicky and the whole dark matter thing  Cosmos

Dark matter: sounds like a great name for a rock band, or maybe a sci-fi TV series. Of course, it's both. It's also one of the most intensely studied topics in the ...


July 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon - NASA Planetary Science
July 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon  NASA Planetary Science

The next full Moon will be on Tuesday afternoon, July 16, 2019, at 5:38 PM EDT. The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from Monday ...


Yes, Virtual Particles Can Have Real, Observable Effects - Forbes
Yes, Virtual Particles Can Have Real, Observable Effects  Forbes

The nature of our quantum Universe is puzzling, counterintuitive, and testable. The results don't lie.


Seals taught to bark theme tune from Star Wars and sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Telegraph.co.uk
Seals taught to bark theme tune from Star Wars and sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star  Telegraph.co.uk

It might arguably be considered barking, but scientists claim to have taught seals to 'sing' popular tunes, such as the Star Wars melody.


Summer events, community gatherings in the Kansas City metro area - Kansas City Star
Summer events, community gatherings in the Kansas City metro area  Kansas City Star

KC Taco Fest: $2 tacos, cerveza, margarita, tequila and live music, competition among participating food vendor to determine the best tacos, 3 to 10 p.m., ...


Alien life news: SETI makes major announcement after deep scan of 1,327 alien stars - Express.co.uk
Alien life news: SETI makes major announcement after deep scan of 1,327 alien stars  Express.co.uk

The SETI scans have analysed more than 1,300 alien stars for artificial signals, radio waves and proof of advanced life in space. Altogether, the data dump ...


A Star's Unpredictable Dimming Pattern is Stumping Scientists - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
A Star's Unpredictable Dimming Pattern is Stumping Scientists  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

It can't be easy stumping MIT astronomers, but star EPIC 249706694 sure managed to. Models ruled out all their theories on why it's erratically dimming.


Saturn's Rings Shine Extra Bright This July: How to Catch Them - Space.com
Saturn's Rings Shine Extra Bright This July: How to Catch Them  Space.com

Saturn is at opposition and its rings are particularly bright this month.


Carnegie Hall, Top New York Art And Natural History Museums Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 - Forbes
Carnegie Hall, Top New York Art And Natural History Museums Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11  Forbes

New York's top arts institutions—including Carnegie Hall, the American Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art—are commemorating the ...


Science and luck: How the Lions' list has come together - AFL
Science and luck: How the Lions' list has come together  AFL

YOU MIGHT not know much about Noah Answerth. At least not yet. He's a first-year player for the Brisbane Lions who has managed 11 games in his debut ...


NASA Taps SpaceX for Science Mission to Study X-Rays From Black Holes - Inverse
NASA Taps SpaceX for Science Mission to Study X-Rays From Black Holes  Inverse

NASA has selected SpaceX to provide the launch vehicle for the Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission, which – it is hoped – will allow ...


2019 Emmy nominees that didn't deserve them - INSIDER
2019 Emmy nominees that didn't deserve them  INSIDER

Shows like "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" and "Game of Thrones" have been Emmy frontrunners for a while — but their nominations seem a little uninspired.


Recognition of South Australia's science stars - Mirage News
Recognition of South Australia's science stars  Mirage News

South Australia's most outstanding scientists and STEM professionals have been identified as finalists in the prestigious South Australian Science...


What Baseball Can Teach You About Using Data to Improve Yourself - Harvard Business Review
What Baseball Can Teach You About Using Data to Improve Yourself  Harvard Business Review

An athletic mediocrity by most Major League measures, Trevor Bauer became a $13 million-a-year All-Star pitcher thanks to his singular talent: a relentless, ...


Two Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star in our galaxy has been discovered - Firstpost
Two Earth-like planets orbiting a nearby star in our galaxy has been discovered  Firstpost

These planets are just a little bigger than Earth, located 12.5 light years away and water can exist in its liquid form.


Australian stars who reached for the moon in 1969 - The Australian
Australian stars who reached for the moon in 1969  The Australian

They are the Australian heroes of the 1969 moon landing.


India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped - The New York Times
India’s Shooting for the Moon, and the Country Is Pumped  The New York Times

NEW DELHI — It was 10 a.m. on a muggy Delhi day, and it was time for space class. Like so many other middle schoolers, Veronica Sodhi, a 12-year-old with ...


"Human computer": At 82, NASA pioneer Sue Finley still reaching for the stars - RTL Today
"Human computer": At 82, NASA pioneer Sue Finley still reaching for the stars  RTL Today

Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which ...


Why Are These Massive, Baby Stars Orbiting So Close Together? - Live Science
Why Are These Massive, Baby Stars Orbiting So Close Together?  Live Science

There's a point in space that's 50,000 times as bright as our sun — the signature of a massive star. Scientists already knew about it and named it PDS 27.


30 'Homeless' Binary Stars Spotted Drifting in the Void Outside Any Known Galaxy - Live Science
30 'Homeless' Binary Stars Spotted Drifting in the Void Outside Any Known Galaxy  Live Science

The universe may be full of binary stars that have been exiled from their home galaxies, thanks to one star's rowdy behavior.


‘Science Stars’ apply STEM skills in Stamford - The Advocate
‘Science Stars’ apply STEM skills in Stamford  The Advocate

STAMFORD — Students collected crabs species from the inlet near Holly Pond at Cove Island Park on Tuesday in Stamford as part of Science Stars, a STEM ...


'River of Stars' Streaming Through the Milky Way Was Hiding in Plain Sight for 1 Billion Years - Live Science
'River of Stars' Streaming Through the Milky Way Was Hiding in Plain Sight for 1 Billion Years  Live Science

One billion years ago, a cluster of stars formed in our galaxy. Since then, that cluster has whipped four long circles around the edge of the Milky Way. In that time ...


Why Are Two Stars in Our Galaxy Suddenly Acting Very Strange? - Live Science
Why Are Two Stars in Our Galaxy Suddenly Acting Very Strange?  Live Science

There's a binary star system out there in the Milky Way, and it's acting very weird. "AG Draconis," as astronomers call it, is made up of two stars: a relatively cool ...


Much of the universe's gold may come from spinning stars collapsing into black holes - Science News
Much of the universe's gold may come from spinning stars collapsing into black holes  Science News

Spinning stars that collapse into black holes could help explain the origins of heavy elements such as gold and silver.


Exploding Stars May Have Put Humanity on Two Feet - Live Science
Exploding Stars May Have Put Humanity on Two Feet  Live Science

As human ancestors went from swinging through trees to walking on two legs, they may have received a boost from an unlikely source: ancient supernovas.


11 Rising Stars of Science - Scientific American
11 Rising Stars of Science  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


Huge, energetic outbursts can erupt from stars like our sun - Science News
Huge, energetic outbursts can erupt from stars like our sun  Science News

Older stars, like the sun, can still send out massive bursts of energy that can be seen from light-years away.


Scientists Think They've Found the Ancient Neutron Star Crash That Showered Our Solar System in Gold - Live Science
Scientists Think They've Found the Ancient Neutron Star Crash That Showered Our Solar System in Gold  Live Science

Two astronomers think they've pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway.


Weird Science Stars in Ig Nobel Awards: Watch Live Tonight - Live Science
Weird Science Stars in Ig Nobel Awards: Watch Live Tonight  Live Science

Who will take home this year's Ig Nobels, the world's most unusual science prizes?


Subaru Telescope captures 1800 exploding stars - Science Daily
Subaru Telescope captures 1800 exploding stars  Science Daily

The Subaru Telescope has captured images of more than 1800 exploding stars in the Universe, some located 8 billion light years from Earth.


Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets? Astronomers find first signs they can also form like a planet - Science Daily
Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets? Astronomers find first signs they can also form like a planet  Science Daily

Brown dwarfs fill the 'gap' between stars and the much smaller planets. But how they originate has yet to be fully explained. Astronomers may now be able to ...


Maybe Dying Stars Fart So Much Because They're in a Relationship - Live Science
Maybe Dying Stars Fart So Much Because They're in a Relationship  Live Science

A group of 12 red giants seem to be passing gas way faster than they should be. New research suggests it's all an illusion — and secret binary stars are to ...


Galaxy blazes with new stars born from close encounter - Science Daily
Galaxy blazes with new stars born from close encounter  Science Daily

The irregular galaxy NGC 4485 shows all the signs of having been involved in a hit-and-run accident with a bypassing galaxy. Rather than destroying the galaxy ...


After SpaceX Starlink Launch, a Fear of Satellites That Outnumber All Visible Stars - The New York Times
After SpaceX Starlink Launch, a Fear of Satellites That Outnumber All Visible Stars  The New York Times

Last month, SpaceX successfully launched 60 500-pound satellites into space. Soon amateur skywatchers started sharing images of those satellites in night ...


Dying stars can make gold as they collapse into black holes - Science News for Students
Dying stars can make gold as they collapse into black holes  Science News for Students

There are spinning stars in space. Some of them collapse into black holes. Along the way, they may generate a lot of heavy elements — including gold.


Megapixels: Two stars in a fight to the death - Popular Science
Megapixels: Two stars in a fight to the death  Popular Science

Two stars are locked in a fight to the death a mere 650 light-years from Earth. A new camera system on the Very Large Telescope zoomed in on the action.


Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space - Science News
Colliding neutron stars shot a light-speed jet through space  Science News

When a pair of ultradense cores of dead stars smashed into one another, the collision shot a bright jet of charged subatomic particles through space.


Hubble Telescope Reveals What 200 Billion Stars Look Like - Live Science
Hubble Telescope Reveals What 200 Billion Stars Look Like  Live Science

Two recent Hubble Space Telescope photographs offer stunning looks at huge numbers of stars.


Asteroids help scientists to measure the diameters of faraway stars: New technique doubles resolution of angular size measurements - Science Daily
Asteroids help scientists to measure the diameters of faraway stars: New technique doubles resolution of angular size measurements  Science Daily

Using the unique capabilities of telescopes specialized on cosmic gamma rays, scientists have measured the smallest apparent size of a star on the night sky to ...


Revolutionary camera allows scientists to predict evolution of ancient stars - Science Daily
Revolutionary camera allows scientists to predict evolution of ancient stars  Science Daily

For the first time scientists have been able to prove a decades old theory on stars thanks to a revolutionary high-speed camera.


13 Hyperfast, Alien Stars Are Invading the Milky Way - Live Science
13 Hyperfast, Alien Stars Are Invading the Milky Way  Live Science

Have you ever seen a shooting star? No, not a micrometeorite flaring to a crisp in Earth's atmosphere — an actual star, careening out of its orbit at millions of ...


Earth's Sun Will Turn into a Pure Crystal Ball Before It Dies - Live Science
Earth's Sun Will Turn into a Pure Crystal Ball Before It Dies  Live Science

In a process not unlike human aging, most stars entering the final chapter of their lives tend to shrink, shrivel and slowly turn white. Astronomers call these cold, ...


Asteroids help scientists measure distant stars - Science Daily
Asteroids help scientists measure distant stars  Science Daily

Date: April 15, 2019; Source: University of Delaware; Summary: We gaze up at them, we wish upon them, we even sing about swinging on them. But the one ...


You Must Not Trust Experiments That Claim The Existence Of Parallel Universes - Forbes
You Must Not Trust Experiments That Claim The Existence Of Parallel Universes  Forbes

Is there another Universe out there? The Universe we know and inhabit, the one that began at the start of the hot Big Bang, might not be the only one out there.


The Universe's First Stars Exploded in Strange Ways - Scientific American
The Universe's First Stars Exploded in Strange Ways  Scientific American

The explosions that blew apart the universe's first stars are shrouded in mystery. These energetic blasts are inherently difficult to recreate in computer ...


15 Unforgettable Images of Stars - Live Science
15 Unforgettable Images of Stars  Live Science

Since the dawn of humanity, people have looked to the sky and marveled at the glittering lights above. With the advent of modern telescopes, scientists came to ...


Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage - Science Daily
Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage  Science Daily

Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a galaxy, known as the Gaia Sausage, which was involved in a ...


What a dying star's ashes tell us about the birth of our solar system - Science Daily
What a dying star's ashes tell us about the birth of our solar system  Science Daily

Researchers discovered a dust grain forged in a stellar explosion before our solar system was born. Atom-level analysis of the specimen reveals new insights ...


How many stars are there in the whole galaxy? - Popular Science
How many stars are there in the whole galaxy?  Popular Science

When you gaze up into the night sky, there are thousands of stars you can see without any help from a telescope. That might sound like a lot. But those stars are ...


In hunt for life, astronomers identify most promising stars - Science Daily
In hunt for life, astronomers identify most promising stars  Science Daily

NASA's new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is designed to ferret out habitable exoplanets, but with hundreds of thousands of sunlike and smaller ...


Four Types of Stars That Will Not Exist for Billions or Even Trillions of Years - Smithsonian
Four Types of Stars That Will Not Exist for Billions or Even Trillions of Years  Smithsonian

According to models of stellar evolution, certain types of stars need longer than the universe has existed to form.