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'Alien Megastructure' Star May Not Be So Special After All - Space.com
'Alien Megastructure' Star May Not Be So Special After All  Space.com

A mysterious star whose repeated bouts of darkening might be due to "alien megastructures," according to some researchers' conjectures, may now have more ...


Could humans build a tall tower or giant rope to space? - Science News for Students
Could humans build a tall tower or giant rope to space?  Science News for Students

The movie Ad Astra shows a space antenna, a spindly structure reaching up into the stars. We look at what it would take to build something that big.


Universe's Most Massive Neutron Star Spotted. Should It Even Exist? - Livescience.com
Universe's Most Massive Neutron Star Spotted. Should It Even Exist?  Livescience.com

The neutron star is so massive that it's near the limit of being able to exist at all.


Are We Alone? 'Ad Astra' Star Brad Pitt Talks Aliens, Science Fiction and More - Space.com
Are We Alone? 'Ad Astra' Star Brad Pitt Talks Aliens, Science Fiction and More  Space.com

Brad Pitt says his new space movie "Ad Astra" won't have a clear position on whether humanity is alone in the universe.


Astronomers Detect the Most Massive Neutron Star Yet - Space.com
Astronomers Detect the Most Massive Neutron Star Yet  Space.com

Astronomers have discovered the most massive example yet of the dead stars known as neutron stars, one almost too massive to exist, a new study finds.


Navy Says Yes, Those 'Unidentified Aerial Phenomena' Videos Are Real - Gizmodo
Navy Says Yes, Those 'Unidentified Aerial Phenomena' Videos Are Real  Gizmodo

Over a year after videos were released showing the public what appeared to be footage of UFOs captured by Navy pilots who exchanged astonished ...


There's a New Explanation For Mysterious Tabby's Star: A Melting Ploonet - ScienceAlert
There's a New Explanation For Mysterious Tabby's Star: A Melting Ploonet  ScienceAlert

We're yet to make a conclusive detection of an exomoon. But if such moons are out there, orbiting planets outside the Solar System, one of them could be ...


Dallas Stars Daily Links: Projecting the Stars’ Season Analytically - Defending Big D
Dallas Stars Daily Links: Projecting the Stars’ Season Analytically  Defending Big D

A.k.a. projecting the Stars' 2019-20 season using #fancystats. Plus, the Stars beat the Wild last night, an interview with Colton Point, and more.


Crucial role of recycling in the evolution of life in our universe - Science Daily
Crucial role of recycling in the evolution of life in our universe  Science Daily

New research by astrophysicists reveals how the gas and energy expelled by stars are returned to the universe, and in what forms. It also found that the ...


Under the stars: a new book introducing children to astrophysics - ABC News
Under the stars: a new book introducing children to astrophysics  ABC News

Lisa Harvey-Smith's new book teaches boys and girls how to stargaze with only the unaided eye, and how to increase night vision a million fold.


Afterglow of Colliding Neutron Stars Would Outshine Our Sun - Livescience.com
Afterglow of Colliding Neutron Stars Would Outshine Our Sun  Livescience.com

A new, hours-long Hubble study of the collision site revealed never-before-seen details of the neutron-star merger.


Five schools across four continents look to the stars together - ABC News
Five schools across four continents look to the stars together  ABC News

Professor Katherine Blundell from Oxford is running a program called Global Jet Watch, enabling schools on four continents to run their own telescopes.


Brad Pitt's space epic 'Ad Astra' sets 'new standard' for science fiction films, ex-NASA engineer says - Fox News
Brad Pitt's space epic 'Ad Astra' sets 'new standard' for science fiction films, ex-NASA engineer says  Fox News

The Brad Pitt-helmed space epic "Ad Astra" sets a new standard for science fiction films, a former NASA engineer who served as a technical consultant for the ...


Stars of Science Debuts New Format for Season 11 - PRNewswire
Stars of Science Debuts New Format for Season 11  PRNewswire

DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stars of Science returns for its 11th season on September 13 with a brand-new format, as it continues to provide a...


Introducing VPLanet: A virtual planet simulator for modeling distant worlds across time - UW Today
Introducing VPLanet: A virtual planet simulator for modeling distant worlds across time  UW Today

University of Washington astrobiologist Rory Barnes has created software that simulates multiple aspects of planetary evolution across billions of years, with an ...


Water found on a potentially life-friendly alien planet - National Geographic
Water found on a potentially life-friendly alien planet  National Geographic

A super-Earth about 111 light-years away is “the best candidate for habitability that we know right now,” astronomers say.


New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds - MIT News
New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds  MIT News

A MIT economist's study shows that life sciences change course after star scientists die during their active careers.


U.S. Navy: Yes, Those UFO Videos Uploaded By Blink-182's Former Frontman Are Real - Jalopnik
U.S. Navy: Yes, Those UFO Videos Uploaded By Blink-182's Former Frontman Are Real  Jalopnik

Between December 2017 and March 2018, To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences—a foundation headed by Tom Delonge of Blink-182 fame that's dedicated ...


The manmade 'stars' changing the night sky - BBC News
The manmade 'stars' changing the night sky  BBC News

The celestial patterns we see after dark have helped humans to set calendars and navigate for millennia, but could controversial new artworks change our view ...


This Ridiculously Speedy Star Might Be Running Away from a Rare, Unproven Type of Black Hole - Livescience.com
This Ridiculously Speedy Star Might Be Running Away from a Rare, Unproven Type of Black Hole  Livescience.com

Astronomers have discovered a bright, young star that is running away from home. Why? What did the star's parents do to deserve this? According to a study ...


Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters, new study shows - EurekAlert
Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters, new study shows  EurekAlert

The oldest stars in our Galaxy are also the busiest, moving more rapidly than their younger counterparts in and out of the disk of the Milky Way, according to new ...


We keep looking for space aliens. Are they looking for us? - NBC News
We keep looking for space aliens. Are they looking for us?  NBC News

Scientists have been trying to discover planets around other stars for generations. They finally succeeded in the 1990s, and more than 4,000 have been ...


Bizarre comet from another star system just spotted - National Geographic
Bizarre comet from another star system just spotted  National Geographic

In the sleepy predawn hours of August 30, a Ukrainian amateur astronomer named Gennady Borisov spotted a strange comet zooming through our solar system.


BOE awards Upshur Stars to students who excel in Innovations in Science and Technology courses - My Buckhannon
BOE awards Upshur Stars to students who excel in Innovations in Science and Technology courses  My Buckhannon

ROCK CAVE – The Upshur Stars were shining brightly in Rock Cave Tuesday evening as the Upshur County Board of Education and county administrators ...


Brace Yourself, a Particle Accelerator Just Simulated Colliding Neutron Stars - ScienceAlert
Brace Yourself, a Particle Accelerator Just Simulated Colliding Neutron Stars  ScienceAlert

When two neutron stars collide, it's not like we can just pop up there with a thermometer to measure the intense temperatures being generated at the heart of the ...


Hubble Telescope Deep Field view: You won’t believe how many stars are in this one picture - Express.co.uk
Hubble Telescope Deep Field view: You won’t believe how many stars are in this one picture  Express.co.uk

HUBBLE Telescope's Deep Field View is the largest-ever observation of the known universe – but just how many stars and galaxies at once did the Hubble ...


A Second Interstellar Object May Be Streaking through Our Solar System - Scientific American
A Second Interstellar Object May Be Streaking through Our Solar System  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 ...


The universe may be billions of years younger than we thought - NBC News
The universe may be billions of years younger than we thought  NBC News

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate ...


New paper says deaths of star scientists often benefit their subfields, via an influx in new contributors and ideas - Inside Higher Ed
New paper says deaths of star scientists often benefit their subfields, via an influx in new contributors and ideas  Inside Higher Ed

The life sciences benefit from death -- the death of star researchers. So concludes a recently published paper in American Economic Review. But co-author ...


Where to park your car, according to math - Science Daily
Where to park your car, according to math  Science Daily

In a world where the best parking space is the one that minimizes time spent in the lot, physicists compare parking strategies and settle on a prudent approach.


Mysteries of deep space come alive for visually impaired people at the British Science Festival - NewzHook
Mysteries of deep space come alive for visually impaired people at the British Science Festival  NewzHook

The night sky with the many stars and constellations is beautiful to witness and bringing that experience alive for blind and low vision people is a show at the ...


Scientists Say: Galaxy - Science News for Students
Scientists Say: Galaxy  Science News for Students

A galaxy is a group of millions to billions of stars, plus a lot of dust and gas.


John Robert Schrieffer (1931–2019) - Science Magazine
John Robert Schrieffer (1931–2019)  Science Magazine

John Robert (“Bob”) Schrieffer, one of the leading theoretical physicists of the past century, passed away on 27 July. He was 88. His seminal work with physicists ...


Within Months, 6 Quiet Galaxies Became Blazing Quasars And Scientists Don't Know How - ScienceAlert
Within Months, 6 Quiet Galaxies Became Blazing Quasars And Scientists Don't Know How  ScienceAlert

Compared to our brief human lives, we tend to think of events on galactic scales as ones that happen extremely slowly. But that's not always the case.


And then there was light: Looking for the first stars in the Universe: Researchers hunt for a 12-billion-year-old signal that marks the end of the post Big Bang 'dark age' - Science Daily
And then there was light: Looking for the first stars in the Universe: Researchers hunt for a 12-billion-year-old signal that marks the end of the post Big Bang 'dark age'  Science Daily

Astronomers are closing in on a signal that has been travelling across the Universe for 12 billion years, bringing them nearer to understanding the life and death ...


Here's What We Know So Far About The Possibly Interstellar Object in Our Solar System - ScienceAlert
Here's What We Know So Far About The Possibly Interstellar Object in Our Solar System  ScienceAlert

In the Solar System, there are over 6300 known comets. There are millions of asteroids. And of all those objects, only 'Oumuamua - a red, cigar-shaped asteroid ...


Steven Gubser, a Bright Star in the Physics Universe, Dies at 47 - The New York Times
Steven Gubser, a Bright Star in the Physics Universe, Dies at 47  The New York Times

Steven Gubser, a Princeton theoretical physicist who did groundbreaking work in trying to unite the two great fields of physics — quantum mechanics and ...


Right Again, Einstein! Wobbling Pulsar Confirms General Relativity - Livescience.com
Right Again, Einstein! Wobbling Pulsar Confirms General Relativity  Livescience.com

A pulsar 25000 light-years away is wobbling in a weird way. But Einstein's theory of general relativity predicted it more than a century ago.


Science makes great strides when stars die - The Australian
Science makes great strides when stars die  The Australian

The Nobel prize-winning physicist Max Planck once remarked that a brilliant new theory requires a sinister ally: the Grim Reaper.


Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters - Science Daily
Busy older stars outpace stellar youngsters  Science Daily

The oldest stars in our Galaxy are also the busiest, moving more rapidly than their younger counterparts in and out of the disk of the Milky Way, according to a ...


NASA shock: Watch two stars bigger than the Sun COLLIDE in rare 'maelstrom' event - Express.co.uk
NASA shock: Watch two stars bigger than the Sun COLLIDE in rare 'maelstrom' event  Express.co.uk

DRAMATIC NASA simulation footage shows the moment two stars collide and the violent and colourful aftermath that erupts afterwards.


The Milky Way's supermassive black hole reached record brightness this year - Science News
The Milky Way's supermassive black hole reached record brightness this year  Science News

For the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, it's glow time. Known as Sagittarius A*, the behemoth at the center of the galaxy dazzled astronomers in 2019 with ...


Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists - The Guardian
Black hole at centre of galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists  The Guardian

Scientists say Milky Way's Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months.


Saudis allow media to see oil facility damaged by attacks - WTVC
Saudis allow media to see oil facility damaged by attacks  WTVC

BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry remained wrapped in scaffolding Friday as workers sought to repair the charred innards ...


'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Season 13 release date "on hold" - Inverse
'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Season 13 release date "on hold"  Inverse

If you miss watching bad B-movies with sarcastic robots on Netflix, well, we have good news and bad news. Bad news: Netflix's beloved revival of Mystery ...


Newly discovered giant planet slingshots around its star: Three times the mass of Jupiter, a first-of-its-kind planet swings around its star on bizarre path - Science Daily
Newly discovered giant planet slingshots around its star: Three times the mass of Jupiter, a first-of-its-kind planet swings around its star on bizarre path  Science Daily

Astronomers have discovered a planet three times the mass of Jupiter that travels on a long, egg-shaped path around its star. If this planet were somehow ...


Not Only Didn't We Find Water On An Earth-Like Exoplanet, But We Can't With Current Technology - Forbes
Not Only Didn't We Find Water On An Earth-Like Exoplanet, But We Can't With Current Technology  Forbes

This artist's impression shows the planet K2-18b, its host star and an accompanying planet in this system. K2-18b is the first super-Earth exoplanet discovered ...


NASA's Hubble Telescope Captured The Sombre Deaths Of Two Stars - Mashable India
NASA's Hubble Telescope Captured The Sombre Deaths Of Two Stars  Mashable India

The Hubble telescope just captured beautiful but sad deaths of two stars in NGC 2371/2 and NGC 5307.


Astronomers Reveal More Than a Dozen 'Alien Megastructure' Stars - Sputnik International
Astronomers Reveal More Than a Dozen 'Alien Megastructure' Stars  Sputnik International

According to a new study, a mysterious star whose repeated bouts of darkening might be due to "alien megastructures," according to researchers' conjectures, ...


See Neptune at its best and more top stargazing in September - National Geographic
See Neptune at its best and more top stargazing in September  National Geographic

Opposite the sun this month, the eighth planet in the solar system is at its most visible, while Mars disappears and its rovers go quiet.


Where are new stars born? NASA's Webb Telescope will investigate - EurekAlert
Where are new stars born? NASA's Webb Telescope will investigate  EurekAlert

When it comes to making new stars, the party is almost over in the present-day universe. In fact, it's been nearly over for billions of years. Our Milky Way ...


Black hole shock: A city-sized neutron star on verge of collapse is the largest ever seen - Express.co.uk
Black hole shock: A city-sized neutron star on verge of collapse is the largest ever seen  Express.co.uk

A NEUTRON star on the verge of collapsing into a black hole is the largest star of its kind ever discovered, a team of astronomers have announced.


Black hole: How NASA's emergency warning over ‘cataclysmic event’ disturbed scientists - Express.co.uk
Black hole: How NASA's emergency warning over ‘cataclysmic event’ disturbed scientists  Express.co.uk

ASTRONOMERS around the world were left scrambling for answers after an emergency warning was triggered over a black hole, a documentary revealed.


Temperatures of 800 billion degrees in the cosmic kitchen: HADES experiment simulates colliding and merging neutron stars - Science Daily
Temperatures of 800 billion degrees in the cosmic kitchen: HADES experiment simulates colliding and merging neutron stars  Science Daily

It is among the most spectacular events in the universe: a merger of neutron stars. Astronomers have completed the first laboratory measurements of thermal ...


NASA reveals amazing pictures of stars and galaxies captured by Spitzer Space Telescope - Mirror.co.uk
NASA reveals amazing pictures of stars and galaxies captured by Spitzer Space Telescope  Mirror.co.uk

For 16 years, Spitzer has been revealing the wonders of the cosmos - from our own solar system to galaxies faraway.


Has 'Outlander' Star Caitriona Balfe Ever Won An Emmy? - Showbiz Cheat Sheet
Has 'Outlander' Star Caitriona Balfe Ever Won An Emmy?  Showbiz Cheat Sheet

The Starz time-traveling drama Outlander has one of the largest fan bases of any show on television, and it's not just because of the mesmerizing storylines ...


'Ad Astra' could be the hit that 20th Century Fox desperately needs - CNN
'Ad Astra' could be the hit that 20th Century Fox desperately needs  CNN

After a dismal run since the Disney acquisition closed in March, 20th Century Fox is looking to the stars to help right the ship.


Science superstars and small businesses could bring the next big innovations to market with £100 million boost - GOV.UK
Science superstars and small businesses could bring the next big innovations to market with £100 million boost  GOV.UK

Government set to invest nearly £100 million to back the rising stars of science and innovative small businesses.


There's a New Blackest Material Ever, and It's Eating a Diamond As We Speak - Livescience.com
There's a New Blackest Material Ever, and It's Eating a Diamond As We Speak  Livescience.com

On the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, a team of artists and scientists have made a 16.78-carat diamond — valued at more than $2 million — disappear.


NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers - Express.co.uk
NASA news: Hubble telescope snaps dying star in a ‘gloomy scene’ that confused astronomers  Express.co.uk

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this incredible picture of a dying star that confused astronomers who first encountered it.


A New Type of Visual Prosthesis - Scientific American
A New Type of Visual Prosthesis  Scientific American

In normal vision, light falls on the retinas inside the eyes, and is immediately transduced into electrochemical signals before being uploaded to the brain through ...


New Stars of Science season begins on Friday - Gulf Times
New Stars of Science season begins on Friday  Gulf Times

Hundreds of young Arab innovation hopefuls will present their ideas for sustainable technology solutions to their peers, established innovators and an expert.


Professor Brian Cox review – science and hair combine in arena spectacular - The Guardian
Professor Brian Cox review – science and hair combine in arena spectacular  The Guardian

First Direct Arena, Leeds Universal: Adventures in Space and Time is a jaw-dropping reminder that human life is both irrelevant and hugely precious.


New Sac State planetarium offers students a trip through the stars - StateHornet.com
New Sac State planetarium offers students a trip through the stars  StateHornet.com

The planetarium will open its doors to the public on Sept. 18.


The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence - News - The University of Sydney
The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence  News - The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is part of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Dark Matter Particle Physics. Professor Céline Boehm explains how we are hunting down ...


Stars of Science returns for 11th season on Sept 13 - Gulf Times
Stars of Science returns for 11th season on Sept 13  Gulf Times

Qatar Foundation's (QF) Stars of Science returns for its 11th season on September 13 with a brand-new format, introducing a host of changes that reflect an ...


What came before the Big Bang? A trip through cosmology, multiverses, fifth dimensions and a big bounce - ABC News
What came before the Big Bang? A trip through cosmology, multiverses, fifth dimensions and a big bounce  ABC News

Where were you before you were conceived? The question itself has no meaning: there was no "you" to be anywhere at all. Asking questions like "what ...


American Wins 5-Star Global Airline Award (Again) - One Mile at a Time
American Wins 5-Star Global Airline Award (Again)  One Mile at a Time

For the second year in a row, American Airlines has won the five star global airline award from APEX. How are we supposed to make sense of this?


Stars of Science Season 11 returns with a brand-new format - ILoveQatar.net
Stars of Science Season 11 returns with a brand-new format  ILoveQatar.net

Qatar Foundation's (QF) Stars of Science returns for its 11th season on September 13 with a brand-new format, introducing a host of changes that reflect an ...


Auroras may light up the night sky this Labor Day weekend - National Geographic
Auroras may light up the night sky this Labor Day weekend  National Geographic

Just as menacing Hurricane Dorian is wreaking havoc in the Atlantic Ocean, an incoming solar tempest may trigger colorful displays of northern lights over the ...


Exploding stars scattered traces of iron over Antarctic snow - Science News
Exploding stars scattered traces of iron over Antarctic snow  Science News

Iron from outside the solar system has sprinkled down on Antarctica in recent years. Measurements of half a ton of snow turned up interstellar iron deposited ...


Stars may keep spinning fast, long into old age - Science News
Stars may keep spinning fast, long into old age  Science News

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Stars may keep some of their youthful vigor as they age. Astronomers have spotted a star in its twilight years that spins much faster than ...


Massive superflares have been seen erupting from stars like the sun - Science News
Massive superflares have been seen erupting from stars like the sun  Science News

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


Bits of Corpse from One of the Universe's Oldest Stars Found Inside Its 'Child' - Live Science
Bits of Corpse from One of the Universe's Oldest Stars Found Inside Its 'Child'  Live Science

Astronomers have detected evidence of one of the first stars to emerge after the Big Bang birthed the universe 13.8 billion years ago. They found traces of an ...


Climate change: Rugby World Cup highlights injustice - BBC News
Climate change: Rugby World Cup highlights injustice  BBC News

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, a report from Christian Aid highlights what they term the "climate injustice" endured by Pacific island participants.


‘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 ...


A 3-D map of stars reveals the Milky Way’s warped shape - Science News
A 3-D map of stars reveals the Milky Way’s warped shape  Science News

Like a misshapen potato chip, our home galaxy is warped. A new 3-D map brings the contorted structure of the Milky Way's disk into better view, thanks to ...


We Need More Near-Future Space Exploration Movies Like Ad Astra - Gizmodo
We Need More Near-Future Space Exploration Movies Like Ad Astra  Gizmodo

In the lead-up to Ad Astra's release, many have called it this year's Interstellar. The two films boast some similarities—a title referencing stars, the prominence of ...


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

The most comprehensive search for alien signals has yet to find something to write home about.


Astronomers Are Baffled by the Most Bizarre Star Yet - Scientific American
Astronomers Are Baffled by the Most Bizarre Star Yet  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 ...


Dying stars called collapsars may forge much of the universe’s gold - Science News
Dying stars called collapsars may forge much of the universe’s gold  Science News

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


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.


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.


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

An algorithm dubbed “Netflix for exoplanets” identified more than 350 stars that, based on their chemistry, might have planets orbiting out of sight.


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.


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 ...


Rising Stars in EECS | Illinois Computer Science - Illinois Computer Science News
Rising Stars in EECS | Illinois Computer Science  Illinois Computer Science News

The website for Rising Stars 2019 has permanently moved to: https://publish.illinois.edu/rising-stars/. Please note the participant notification date has changed ...


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 ...


How many Earth-like planets are around sun-like stars? - Science Daily
How many Earth-like planets are around sun-like stars?  Science Daily

A new study provides the most accurate estimate of the frequency that planets that are similar to Earth in size and in distance from their host star occur around ...


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 ...


These Are the Fastest-Orbiting Stars Ever Discovered, and They're Spiraling to Their Deaths - Live Science
These Are the Fastest-Orbiting Stars Ever Discovered, and They're Spiraling to Their Deaths  Live Science

Astronomers have discovered a pair of stars locked in a dizzying orbit. They're moving so fast and they're so close together that they complete a full circle every ...


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 ...


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.


Production sites of stars are rare - Science Daily
Production sites of stars are rare  Science Daily

Astronomers using the Nobeyama Radio Obeservatory (NRO) 45-m telescope found that high-density gas, the material for stars, accounts for only 3% of the total ...


Found: Oldest known stars in the Milky Way galaxy - National Geographic
Found: Oldest known stars in the Milky Way galaxy  National Geographic

Some of the twinkling stars that spangle Earth's skies are relics from the earliest beginnings of the Milky Way galaxy, astronomers have discovered. Formed ...


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.


'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

This cluster of stars has been visible for a long time, but scientists only just now realized they're part of the same cosmic river.


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.


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.