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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 ...


Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage - EurekAlert
Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage  EurekAlert

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 ...


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.


How to See SpaceX's Starlink Satellite 'Train' in the Night Sky - Space.com
How to See SpaceX's Starlink Satellite 'Train' in the Night Sky  Space.com

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites in a train Thursday (May 24) and you can see them in the night sky now! Here's how to find out where and when to look.


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.


An Asteroid with Its Own Moon Will Zip Past Earth Tonight - Live Science
An Asteroid with Its Own Moon Will Zip Past Earth Tonight  Live Science

A very big asteroid with its own little moon is going to zip past Earth tonight (May 25) — close enough that, with some preparation and a decent telescope, ...


Sky Festival uses the stars to pique interest in science - Huntington Herald Dispatch
Sky Festival uses the stars to pique interest in science  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Madison Smith's love of science was developed through numerous hands-on field trips she took while in school in Charleston."Especially with ...


Science & Strategy Stars: Xconomy Awards San Diego Secret Weapon Finalists - Xconomy
Science & Strategy Stars: Xconomy Awards San Diego Secret Weapon Finalists  Xconomy

Xconomy Boston —. [Updated 11:30 a.m. 5/16. See below.] Success in life sciences is always a team effort. Often, those doing the heavy lifting do so behind the ...


Alien Cast Then, Now: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, More - Hollywood Reporter
Alien Cast Then, Now: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, More  Hollywood Reporter

See what 'Alien' stars Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright and more have been doing since Ridley Scott's iconic sci-fi horror movie ...


The Loneliest Stars in the Galaxy - The Atlantic
The Loneliest Stars in the Galaxy  The Atlantic

We are made of star stuff, as Carl Sagan told us. The first stars ignited billions of years ago, out of the cold, primordial gas in the dark universe. The stars blazed ...


Scientists Have Spotted One of the Rarest Objects in the Universe - ExtremeTech
Scientists Have Spotted One of the Rarest Objects in the Universe  ExtremeTech

When astronomers peer up at the heavens, they aren't just looking for objects we already know to exist. They also hunt for evidence of physical phenomena we ...


Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium - Ars Technica
Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium  Ars Technica

Half of naturally occurring plutonium on Earth from single neutron star merger.


1st Evidence of a Black Hole Devouring a Neutron Star Sends Ripples Through Space-Time - Live Science
1st Evidence of a Black Hole Devouring a Neutron Star Sends Ripples Through Space-Time  Live Science

A wrinkle in space-time might be the first evidence of a very unique cosmic collision.


'You have to look forward': Academic All-Stars get ready for next phase of their lives - TribDem.com
'You have to look forward': Academic All-Stars get ready for next phase of their lives  TribDem.com

For Bethany Fetsko, leaving high school behind will be bittersweet, but she's ready for the next phase of her life.


Astronomers Just Detected 18 New Earth-Sized Exoplanets - ScienceAlert
Astronomers Just Detected 18 New Earth-Sized Exoplanets  ScienceAlert

Sometimes planets turn up where you least expect - such as in data from the Kepler space-hunting telescope that had already been analysed.


Lawyer: Ex-WWE star's brain will be donated to science research - News 12 Long Island
Lawyer: Ex-WWE star's brain will be donated to science research  News 12 Long Island

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro was found dead in her Smithtown home.


Galaxies as 'cosmic cauldrons': Young stars heat molecular clouds and drive hot interstellar gas bubbles throughout galaxies - Science Daily
Galaxies as 'cosmic cauldrons': Young stars heat molecular clouds and drive hot interstellar gas bubbles throughout galaxies  Science Daily

Star formation within interstellar clouds of gas and dust, so-called molecular clouds, proceeds very rapidly yet highly 'inefficiently'. Most of the gas is dispersed ...


Samsung's Creepy New AI Can Generate Talking Deepfakes From a Single Image - ScienceAlert
Samsung's Creepy New AI Can Generate Talking Deepfakes From a Single Image  ScienceAlert

Our deepfake problem is about to get worse: Samsung engineers have now developed realistic talking heads that can be generated from a single image, so AI ...


Return Of The Planet Vulcan? How The 'Fire Planet' Was Destroyed By Science And How It's Been Reborn - Forbes
Return Of The Planet Vulcan? How The 'Fire Planet' Was Destroyed By Science And How It's Been Reborn  Forbes

For many years a hidden planet was thought to exist between Mercury and the Sun. Consigned to history by the calculations of Albert Einstein and the ...


A Total Solar Eclipse 100 Years Ago Proved Einstein's General Relativity - Smithsonian
A Total Solar Eclipse 100 Years Ago Proved Einstein's General Relativity  Smithsonian

Two teams of astronomers voyaged to Africa and Brazil to observe the most famous eclipse in science.


Inspired by the stars; Gallery opening in downtown La Grande features science-fiction art by local man - La Grande Observer
Inspired by the stars; Gallery opening in downtown La Grande features science-fiction art by local man  La Grande Observer

He was 7 or 8 years old when they came the first time. The clowns emerged from the bushes while he was outside playing ball. Except, they weren't really ...


Gravitational Waves Keep Rolling Past Earth - The Atlantic
Gravitational Waves Keep Rolling Past Earth  The Atlantic

When new cosmic ripples are detected, astronomers leap into action to try to locate their source.


Galaxy blazes with new stars born from close encounter - EurekAlert
Galaxy blazes with new stars born from close encounter  EurekAlert

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 ...


Our history in the stars - EurekAlert
Our history in the stars  EurekAlert

Astronomers map the substance aluminum monoxide (AlO) in a cloud around a distant young star -- Origin Source I. The finding clarifies some important details ...


'The Girl Who Named Pluto' Stars in New Picture Book - Space.com
'The Girl Who Named Pluto' Stars in New Picture Book  Space.com

A new picture book tells the story of Venetia Burney, the 11-year-old girl who named Pluto.


Small, hardy planets most likely to survive death of their stars - Science Daily
Small, hardy planets most likely to survive death of their stars  Science Daily

Small, hardy planets packed with dense elements have the best chance of avoiding being crushed and swallowed up when their host star dies, new research ...


'Light from Other Stars': LI author writes sci-fi with heart - Newsday
'Light from Other Stars': LI author writes sci-fi with heart  Newsday

One of the first books I ever fell in love with was "A Wrinkle In Time" by Madeleine L'Engle. The book was published in 1962; its staying power is illustrated by ...


Gravitational forces in protoplanetary disks may push super-Earths close to their stars - Science Daily
Gravitational forces in protoplanetary disks may push super-Earths close to their stars  Science Daily

Astronomers found that as planets form out of the chaotic churn of gravitational, hydrodynamic -- or, drag -- and magnetic forces and collisions within the dusty, ...


Here are the winners of the 2019 Nebula Awards - The Verge
Here are the winners of the 2019 Nebula Awards  The Verge

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is holding its Nebula Awards conference in Los Angeles this weekend, and tonight, the group announced ...


Scientists Studying EDM To Find Why Everything In The Universe Exists - NPR
Scientists Studying EDM To Find Why Everything In The Universe Exists  NPR

Somehow, at the beginning of time, there was an imbalance of matter and antimatter. That's how all the stuff in the universe came about. Scientists think they ...


'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all - USA TODAY
'Big Bang Theory' finale: Jim Parsons and other stars explain it all  USA TODAY

Spoiler alert: 'The Big Bang Theory' stars and producers elaborate on the big reveals and character turns from the series finale.


Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets - EurekAlert
Explosions of universe's first stars spewed powerful jets  EurekAlert

Instead of ballooning into spheres, as once thought, early supernovae ejected jets that may have seeded new stars.


Dear Hubble: How one telescope transformed astronomy, and us all - National Geographic
Dear Hubble: How one telescope transformed astronomy, and us all  National Geographic

On the 29th anniversary of the instrument's first image, a former analyst reflects on how it became a scientific powerhouse—and cultural icon.


Solid, Low-Mass Planets Have Best Chance to Survive Parent Star's Death - Space.com
Solid, Low-Mass Planets Have Best Chance to Survive Parent Star's Death  Space.com

New work suggests that planets that are solid all the way through and have low masses may have the best chance of surviving the surge of tugs produced by ...


Blue supergiant stars open doors to concert in space - EurekAlert
Blue supergiant stars open doors to concert in space  EurekAlert

Blue supergiants are rock-and-roll: they live fast and die young. This makes them rare and difficult to study. Before space telescopes were invented, few blue ...


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 ...


Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction - The Guardian
Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction  The Guardian

The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasy, says science writer Philip Ball.


Gorgeous Orion Nebula Glows in Stunning Red and Blue Light (Photo) - Space.com
Gorgeous Orion Nebula Glows in Stunning Red and Blue Light (Photo)  Space.com

Captured in the visible light spectrum, this deep-space image paints a sharp and colorful picture of the great Orion Nebula.


‘Light Falls’ Reviews: Looking to the Stars - Wall Street Journal
‘Light Falls’ Reviews: Looking to the Stars  Wall Street Journal

One hundred years ago, the English mathematician, astronomer and physicist Arthur Eddington led an expedition to the west coast of Africa, to best view the ...


The Gaia Spacecraft Was Studying Stars, But It Found Something Else — 3 Asteroids - Space.com
The Gaia Spacecraft Was Studying Stars, But It Found Something Else — 3 Asteroids  Space.com

While the Gaia spacecraft is designed to measure the positions and velocities of stars, the European Space Agency mission recently found three asteroids not ...


50 years after Apollo, conspiracy theorists are still howling at the ‘moon hoax’ - The Washington Post
50 years after Apollo, conspiracy theorists are still howling at the ‘moon hoax’  The Washington Post

The moon is having a star turn. This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and the Trump administration has ordered NASA to ...


Jeff Goldblum welcomes you to the stars at Buhl Planetarium - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Jeff Goldblum welcomes you to the stars at Buhl Planetarium  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

That distinctive voice you hear as you settle into “the theater of the stars” belongs to a down-to-earth star. Since April 19, the Carnegie Science Center's Buhl ...


Science Corner – Can you see a black hole? - Positively Naperville
Science Corner – Can you see a black hole?  Positively Naperville

One hundred years ago this month, the astronomer Arthur Eddington and a colleague went to an island off the coast of Africa to photograph a total eclipse of the ...


Two neutron stars collided near the solar system billions of years ago - Science Daily
Two neutron stars collided near the solar system billions of years ago  Science Daily

Astrophysicists have found signs of a cosmic event that created elements that sent gold and silver to Earth.


White Dwarfs Can Shred Planets to Pieces - HowStuffWorks
White Dwarfs Can Shred Planets to Pieces  HowStuffWorks

When it comes to living with a white dwarf star, the tiniest worlds will reign. Unluckier planets will be torn to shreds and ground to dust.


The Class Clowns of ‘Booksmart’: Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever - The New York Times
The Class Clowns of ‘Booksmart’: Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever  The New York Times

The stars of the coming-of-age comedy compare the film to their real-life high school experiences and explain how they became friends during the shoot.


As Planet Discoveries Pile Up, a Gap Appears in the Pattern - WIRED
As Planet Discoveries Pile Up, a Gap Appears in the Pattern  WIRED

Astronomers are puzzling over a paucity of planets in the galaxy measuring between 1.5 and two times Earth's size.


On YouTube, fans punish stars by making a sport of unsubscribing. This guy keeps track - ABC News
On YouTube, fans punish stars by making a sport of unsubscribing. This guy keeps track  ABC News

The data points popularised by platforms like YouTube — subscriber counts, number of video views, likes and dislikes — have made apathy quantifiable.


Quantum physics, Brad & Angie, and Doris Day's scandals, in this week’s dubious tabloids - Boing Boing
Quantum physics, Brad & Angie, and Doris Day's scandals, in this week’s dubious tabloids  Boing Boing

The recent redefinition of the kilogram based on quantum physics and Planck's constant has had major ramifications in this week's tabloids, where such weighty ...


A-STAR's Jackie Ying wants academics to think more like entrepreneurs - Chemical & Engineering News
A-STAR's Jackie Ying wants academics to think more like entrepreneurs  Chemical & Engineering News

Education: BE, the Cooper Union; MA and PhD, Princeton University. ▸ Professional highlights: Fellow, US National Academy of Inventors; member, German ...


NASA marks Stars Wars Day with ‘CRITICAL’ SpaceX launch - Express.co.uk
NASA marks Stars Wars Day with ‘CRITICAL’ SpaceX launch  Express.co.uk

NASA employed a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to blast an instrument described as 'critical' to the International Space Station (ISS), the US space agency has ...


Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' - USA TODAY
Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone'  USA TODAY

Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.


LIGO detects gravitational waves from neutron stars colliding and — possibly — one being eaten by a black hole - ABC News
LIGO detects gravitational waves from neutron stars colliding and — possibly — one being eaten by a black hole  ABC News

Gravitational waves from the collision of two neutron stars have been detected for the second time ever — along with another, less certain signal that could have ...


100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe - The Guardian
100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe  The Guardian

Arthur Eddington's photographs of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was king. Robin McKie. Sun 12 May 2019 ...


Sound in space: Astronomers REVEAL what the stars sound like and it will AMAZE you - Express.co.uk
Sound in space: Astronomers REVEAL what the stars sound like and it will AMAZE you  Express.co.uk

ASTROPHYSICISTS have recreated the sound emitted by stars all throughout the universe and the bizarre sound is guaranteed to surprise you.


Looking for Life-Friendly Climates on Other Worlds - NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery
Looking for Life-Friendly Climates on Other Worlds  NASA Exoplanet Exploration and Discovery

NASA astrobiology researchers identify features that could be used to detect life-friendly climates on exoplanets.


'I followed my dream': Canadian Aladdin star Mena Massoud's magic carpet ride to stardom - CBC News
'I followed my dream': Canadian Aladdin star Mena Massoud's magic carpet ride to stardom  CBC News

Be true to yourself and you can achieve your dreams is a message Mena Massoud embodies both in his breakout role as Aladdin, as well as in his own life.


Meteor shower weather forecast: Can Eta Aquarid shooting stars be seen? - Express.co.uk
Meteor shower weather forecast: Can Eta Aquarid shooting stars be seen?  Express.co.uk

A METEOR shower will produce a dazzling display tonight. But has the Met Office forecast the right weather to watch the Eta Aquarid meteor shower?


Astronomers Spy Three Comets Circling A Nearby Star - Gizmodo Australia
Astronomers Spy Three Comets Circling A Nearby Star  Gizmodo Australia

NASA's exoplanet-hunting TESS spacecraft has spotted three comets orbiting a star 64 light-years away, according to a new paper....


Could We Move the Entire Planet Earth to a New Orbit? - Live Science
Could We Move the Entire Planet Earth to a New Orbit?  Live Science

The big move could help our rocky planet escape the expanding sun and prevent a collision with Jupiter.


Co–Star, the Astrology App Conquering the Millennial Lock Screen - Vanity Fair
Co–Star, the Astrology App Conquering the Millennial Lock Screen  Vanity Fair

The buzzy app raised more than $5 million in seed funding last month. Where does it go from here?


This Is Why We Will Never Know Everything About Our Universe - Forbes
This Is Why We Will Never Know Everything About Our Universe  Forbes

In terms of ambition, it's hard to ask for more than to know absolutely everything there is to know about the Universe. That's the ultimate scientific dream: not just ...


Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Cover Story - Vanity Fair
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Cover Story  Vanity Fair

After four decades, Star Wars is drawing to its epic conclusion. Lev Grossman goes behind the scenes with director J.J. Abrams and the cast for the inside scoop ...


Figuring Out Whether Aliens Exist: Possible Resolutions to the Fermi Paradox - Interesting Engineering
Figuring Out Whether Aliens Exist: Possible Resolutions to the Fermi Paradox  Interesting Engineering

Could it be that intelligent life is rare, hard to find, or not looking to be found?


First Woman in Space - 18 Famous Women Who Explored Space - Popular Mechanics
First Woman in Space - 18 Famous Women Who Explored Space  Popular Mechanics

On May 26, 1951, a girl born in Encino, California would grow up to become the first American woman in space. Though Sally Ride later inspired a whole ...


Apple News+ offering exclusive covers, innovative storytelling from hundreds of publishers - Apple Newsroom
Apple News+ offering exclusive covers, innovative storytelling from hundreds of publishers  Apple Newsroom

Since Apple News+ launched in March, publishers have been using the platform to showcase innovative live covers, customized features and more.


Astrology superstar Susan Miller: 'I can really respond to people online' - The Guardian
Astrology superstar Susan Miller: 'I can really respond to people online'  The Guardian

Astrologer Susan Miller has 17m followers, a figure set to double this year. So how has she made the ancient pseudo-science of fortune-telling a world-wide ...


Scientists Witness The Birth Of A Submarine Volcano For The First Time - Gizmodo Australia
Scientists Witness The Birth Of A Submarine Volcano For The First Time  Gizmodo Australia

Back on 11 November 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by ...


'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 3: What We Know and What We Hope For - Space.com
'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 3: What We Know and What We Hope For  Space.com

"Star Trek: Discovery" Season 2 spoilers ahead. The Season 2 finale of "Star Trek: Discovery" left us scratching our heads somewhat — after a one-way trip ...


The Victims of Larry Nassar Who Dared to Come Forward First - The New Yorker
The Victims of Larry Nassar Who Dared to Come Forward First  The New Yorker

Eren Orbey on the more recent journalistic investigations—among them “Believed,” the podcast, and “At the Heart of Gold,” a new HBO documentary by Erin Lee ...


Could Parallel Universes Be Physically Real? - Forbes
Could Parallel Universes Be Physically Real?  Forbes

You've likely imagined it before: another Universe out there, just like this one, where all the random events and chances that brought about our reality exactly as ...


‘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 ...


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.


'Moon hoax' persists, 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon - Stuff.co.nz
'Moon hoax' persists, 50 years after Apollo 11 landed on the moon  Stuff.co.nz

The moon is having a star turn. This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and the Trump administration has ordered Nasa to put ...


'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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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?


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.


Science stars of East Asia - Nature.com
Science stars of East Asia  Nature.com

From artificial intelligence to infectious diseases, top researchers in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are making big impacts on the ...


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 ...


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.


Stunning New Map of the Milky Way Shows 800 Million Stars, Galaxies and Near-Earth Asteroids - Live Science
Stunning New Map of the Milky Way Shows 800 Million Stars, Galaxies and Near-Earth Asteroids  Live Science

At first, it looks like a planet: dark, snow-speckled and slashed down the center by a deep red scar. But zoom in a little closer, and you realize you're looking at ...


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 ...


What's killing sea stars? - Popular Science
What's killing sea stars?  Popular Science

More than 20 species of sea stars—including the sunflower star, a keystone predator with a wide range—have been ravaged by a poorly-understood ailment ...


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.


Where Will Science Take Us? To the Stars - The New York Times
Where Will Science Take Us? To the Stars  The New York Times

A monthlong visit to observatories in Chile, Hawaii and Los Angeles revealed spellbinding visions of the heavens.


Game of Thrones finished. So did the election. What should I binge on next? - The Guardian
Game of Thrones finished. So did the election. What should I binge on next?  The Guardian

It was a big-budget, epic power battle jam-packed with political intrigue, plot twists and brutal betrayals. Also, Game of Thrones ended. In the wake of the 2019 ...


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, ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


A cosmic flare called the 'Cow' may reveal a new way that stars die - Science News
A cosmic flare called the 'Cow' may reveal a new way that stars die  Science News

A burst of light from far away may have been an odd type of exploding star or a white dwarf being eaten by a black hole.


Stellar wind of old stars reveals existence of a partner - EurekAlert
Stellar wind of old stars reveals existence of a partner  EurekAlert

Red giants are old stars that eject gaseous material and solid particles through a stellar wind. Some red giants appear to lose an exceptionally large amount of ...


The Milky Way has a mass of 1.5 trillion suns. Most of it is mysterious dark matter. - Vox.com
The Milky Way has a mass of 1.5 trillion suns. Most of it is mysterious dark matter.  Vox.com

Something weird is happening in our galaxy: It's spinning fast enough that stars ought to be flying off, but there's something holding them together.


Winners announced at Regeneron Science contest - Newsday
Winners announced at Regeneron Science contest  Newsday

WASHINGTON — A Virginia teen found what could be the hiding places of hundreds of new planets and won the $250,000 top prize Tuesday night in the 2019 ...


Astronomers Find Fossils of Early Universe Stuffed in Milky Way's Bulge - Live Science
Astronomers Find Fossils of Early Universe Stuffed in Milky Way's Bulge  Live Science

Astronomers peered into the dusky bulge of the Milky Way and found some of the oldest known stars in the universe. In a study to be published in the April 2019 ...


Alien life possible where two stars squeezed together, scientists claim - New York Post
Alien life possible where two stars squeezed together, scientists claim  New York Post

The possibility for alien life increases when two stars are pushed together by a third, according to new research announced Tuesday.


A nearby river of stars - Science Daily
A nearby river of stars  Science Daily

Astronomers have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance, covering most of the southern sky. The stream is relatively nearby and ...