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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.


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.


Is This The Most Massive Star In The Universe? - Forbes
Is This The Most Massive Star In The Universe?  Forbes

The largest group of newborn stars in our Local Group of galaxies, cluster R136, contains the most massive stars we've ever discovered: over 250 times the ...


Celebrating young science stars - Dal News - Dal News
Celebrating young science stars - Dal News  Dal News

The atrium of the Steele Ocean Sciences Building was packed with families last Saturday as the Atlantic Science Links Association (ASLA) recognized the ...


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 ...


Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems: Few sun-like stars have these massive planets, making our sun unusual - Science Daily
Jupiter-like exoplanets found in sweet spot in most planetary systems: Few sun-like stars have these massive planets, making our sun unusual  Science Daily

A survey of 300 stars in search of exoplanets finds that massive, Jupiter-like gas giants are found just about where Jupiter is in our own solar system.


Scientists Have Found Evidence a Strange Group of Quantum Particles Are Basically Immortal - ScienceAlert
Scientists Have Found Evidence a Strange Group of Quantum Particles Are Basically Immortal  ScienceAlert

Nothing lasts forever. Humans, planets, stars, galaxies, maybe even the Universe itself, everything has an expiration date. But things in the quantum realm don't ...


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.


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.


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

Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.


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.


Spectrum: Goodnight, stars - Deutsche Welle
Spectrum: Goodnight, stars  Deutsche Welle

A viral video from the Netherlands shows how satellite constellations may end up ruining the night sky. Also, a young German meteorologist's unusual plans for ...


A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha Centauri - ScienceAlert
A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha Centauri  ScienceAlert

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting one of ...


Cassini's Breathtaking Final Images Reveal Never-Before-Seen Shapes in Saturn's Rings - ScienceAlert
Cassini's Breathtaking Final Images Reveal Never-Before-Seen Shapes in Saturn's Rings  ScienceAlert

In its final year, Cassini plunged where no spacecraft had plunged before, down in the space between Saturn and its rings. Again and again it dove, for a total of ...


We Have a Problem With The Purported Stellar Source of Earth's Gold - ScienceAlert
We Have a Problem With The Purported Stellar Source of Earth's Gold  ScienceAlert

The origins of the Solar System's heavy elements such as gold and platinum have been a source of great interest to astronomers. One of the most popular ...


STAR Campus - UDaily
STAR Campus  UDaily

At the University of Delaware's Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus — STAR Campus — top academics and research are combined with ...


So Long, Exoplanet HD 17156b. Hello ... Sauron? - The New York Times
So Long, Exoplanet HD 17156b. Hello ... Sauron?  The New York Times

Astronomers have announced a global contest to rename dozens of extrasolar planets. The nominees are pouring in.


Our Galaxy Has a Shocking Array of Really Strange Stars. Here's The Ultimate Guide - ScienceAlert
Our Galaxy Has a Shocking Array of Really Strange Stars. Here's The Ultimate Guide  ScienceAlert

You know how stars do. They're out there, doing their thing, fusing a whole bunch of hydrogen into helium, shining up the joint.


What If We Gave Up on the Stars? - The Atlantic
What If We Gave Up on the Stars?  The Atlantic

The night sky is already dotted with shiny satellites and other artificial lights. One day, maybe that's all there will be.


Astronomers Detect Extremely Rare 'Undead' Star, Born in a Fantastical Collision - ScienceAlert
Astronomers Detect Extremely Rare 'Undead' Star, Born in a Fantastical Collision  ScienceAlert

Death, for stars, isn't always a straightforward affair. In fact, it can get downright weird. Astronomers have just identified a star made from the remnants of two ...


Astronomers may have spotted the ghost galaxy that hit the Milky Way long ago - Science News
Astronomers may have spotted the ghost galaxy that hit the Milky Way long ago  Science News

Astronomers think they've identified a galaxy that hit the Milky Way and ruffled its edges millions of years ago.


'Cold Quasars' May Be at the End of Their Lives, But They Can Still Birth Stars - Space.com
'Cold Quasars' May Be at the End of Their Lives, But They Can Still Birth Stars  Space.com

Quasars usually signify the end of a galaxy's star formation, but new research suggests some, if not all, galaxies may continue to build new stars for a few million ...


New Space Telescope Will Map the Universe in High-energy X-rays - Scientific American
New Space Telescope Will Map the Universe in High-energy X-rays  Scientific American

“Have you seen your body in X-rays? It looks completely different,” says Rashid Sunyaev. “We will do the same with the Universe.” Sunyaev, an eminent ...


This is what it looks like when galaxies are about to die - Washington Post
This is what it looks like when galaxies are about to die  Washington Post

We know what they look like once they're dead," said astrophysicist Allison Kirkpatrick. "But the rest of it is just pieces that we've guessed at.”


18 Earth-size planets found in our galaxy—all hiding in plain sight - National Geographic
18 Earth-size planets found in our galaxy—all hiding in plain sight  National Geographic

And a hundred more small worlds may be awaiting discovery, astronomers predict, thanks to a new method for combing through NASA data.


Alien Life Could Be Hiding Out on Far Fewer Planets Than We Thought - Live Science
Alien Life Could Be Hiding Out on Far Fewer Planets Than We Thought  Live Science

Where is complex alien life hanging out in the universe? Likely not on planets stewing in toxic gases, according to a new study that dramatically reduces the ...


Our Aging Sun Is Still Capable of Unleashing 'Superflares.' Should We Worry? - Space.com
Our Aging Sun Is Still Capable of Unleashing 'Superflares.' Should We Worry?  Space.com

The mature sun may still be prone to temper tantrums. A new study suggests that older stars like the sun can produce superflares: huge bursts of energy visible ...


Vera Rubin: The Astronomer Who Brought Dark Matter to Light - Space.com
Vera Rubin: The Astronomer Who Brought Dark Matter to Light  Space.com

Astronomer Vera Rubin changed the way we think of the universe by showing that galaxies are mostly dark matter. On a dry and clear night at the Kitt Peak ...


'Eyes in the Skies': The Intrepid Probes That Show Us Space — And Earth - Space.com
'Eyes in the Skies': The Intrepid Probes That Show Us Space — And Earth  Space.com

A panel of experts discussed the missions currently studying the solar system and beyond during 'Eyes in the Skies' at the 2019 World Science Festival.


Youthful rebellion leads some teens to eat better - Science News for Students
Youthful rebellion leads some teens to eat better  Science News for Students

Once 8th graders learned how food advertisements have been developed to influence them, many rebelled — and started eating healthier.


June 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon - NASA Planetary Science
June 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon  NASA Planetary Science

The next full Moon will be on Monday morning, June 17.


The Podcasts I’ll Be Relaxing to This Summer - The New Yorker
The Podcasts I’ll Be Relaxing to This Summer  The New Yorker

Summer is here. This year, for me, the warm months are about finding time, regaining mindfulness, returning to what really matters. I want to spend my weeks ...


The five: unsung female scientists - The Guardian
The five: unsung female scientists  The Guardian

The history of science has often seen women's work overlooked and their credit stolen.


Two Stars Are Showing 'Peculiar Outburst Activity' That Scientists Can't Explain - ScienceAlert
Two Stars Are Showing 'Peculiar Outburst Activity' That Scientists Can't Explain  ScienceAlert

A star system located some 16000 light-years away from Earth is flaring in an unexpected manner, and scientists are working to explain what's going on with it.


NASA Spacecraft Captures Star Trek's Starfleet Logo on Mars in 'Dune Footprint' - PEOPLE.com
NASA Spacecraft Captures Star Trek's Starfleet Logo on Mars in 'Dune Footprint'  PEOPLE.com

The crescent-shaped dune was found on Mars' southeast Hellas Planitia area.


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 ...


Randall Hyman - Science News
Randall Hyman  Science News

Older stars, like the sun, can still send out massive bursts of energy that can be seen from light-years away. 12 hours ago. Astronomy · Subscriber Services.


Scientists Take First-Ever Image of a Faint Swirling Ring of Hydrogen Around Our Galaxy's Black Hole - Live Science
Scientists Take First-Ever Image of a Faint Swirling Ring of Hydrogen Around Our Galaxy's Black Hole  Live Science

Astronomers, for the first time, have snapped an image of a cool, gassy ring swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. This ring is ...


Best space pictures in May: Moon from orbit and stars' fiery birth - National Geographic
Best space pictures in May: Moon from orbit and stars' fiery birth  National Geographic

Plus, a world-famous musician plays a concert under the stars, and a SpaceX launch lights up the Florida night sky.


'Late Night' Stars Emma Thompson In A Role Mindy Kaling Wrote Just For Her - NPR
'Late Night' Stars Emma Thompson In A Role Mindy Kaling Wrote Just For Her  NPR

Thompson plays a successful TV host who pulled the ladder up behind her in the movie Late Night. Kaling says a female late night host is "science fiction," but ...


News at a glance - Science Magazine
News at a glance  Science Magazine

Deforestation in Brazil increased sharply in May, with 740 square kilometers of land newly cleared, according to the Real-time Deforestation Detection System ...


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 ...


Ending in 2020, NASA's Infrared Spitzer Mission Leaves a Gap in Astronomy - Scientific American
Ending in 2020, NASA's Infrared Spitzer Mission Leaves a Gap in Astronomy  Scientific American

In 2016 NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope observed a distant star called TRAPPIST-1 for 500 hours. Around the star, using the telescope's unique infrared ...


New Coach, New Star: The Raptors Made All the Right Moves - The New York Times
New Coach, New Star: The Raptors Made All the Right Moves  The New York Times

OAKLAND, Calif. — For six games, Fred VanVleet was tasked with the most difficult defensive assignment of his life: Attach himself to one of the N.B.A.'s greatest ...


The Best Disney and Nickelodeon Pop Stars, Ranked - Vulture
The Best Disney and Nickelodeon Pop Stars, Ranked  Vulture

Vulture revisits its power ranking of Disney and Nickelodeon stars who have graduated from children's TV to varying shades of pop stardom.


NASA's Fermi mission reveals its highest-energy gamma-ray bursts - Science Daily
NASA's Fermi mission reveals its highest-energy gamma-ray bursts  Science Daily

For 10 years, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has scanned the sky for gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), the universe's most luminous explosions. A new ...


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 ...


The True Price of Privatizing Space Travel - The Atlantic
The True Price of Privatizing Space Travel  The Atlantic

As NASA opens up the International Space Station to private astronauts, the romance of space will be within reach for those who can afford it.


No, The Universe Cannot Be A Billion Years Younger Than We Think - Forbes
No, The Universe Cannot Be A Billion Years Younger Than We Think  Forbes

There really is a cosmic conundrum about how fast the Universe is expanding. Changing its age won't help.


The Best Science Books To Read This Summer - Science Friday
The Best Science Books To Read This Summer  Science Friday

From historical nonfiction to graphic novels to poetry, we've got plenty of recommendations for science books.


Science lessons for 'Big Bang' stars - Yahoo News
Science lessons for 'Big Bang' stars  Yahoo News

"The Big Bang Theory" stars Kevin Sussman and Simon Helberg say acting on the just-ended show didn't exactly turn them into science geeks. (May 17)


The women who mapped the stars - Big Ideas - ABC News
The women who mapped the stars - Big Ideas  ABC News

Dava Sobell talks to Paul Barclay about the women 'computers' of the Harvard College observatory who helped expand our understanding of the stars and the ...


Scientists Predict Giant 'Dead Zone' The Size of Massachusetts in The Gulf of Mexico - ScienceAlert
Scientists Predict Giant 'Dead Zone' The Size of Massachusetts in The Gulf of Mexico  ScienceAlert

As rain deluged the Midwest this spring, commercial fisherman Ryan Bradley knew it was only a matter of time before the disaster reached him.


IAU invites every country to name an exoplanet and its host star | Human World - EarthSky
IAU invites every country to name an exoplanet and its host star | Human World  EarthSky

Nearly 100 countries have already signed up to organize national campaigns, to provide the public with an opportunity to vote. The deadline is July 30 to ...


Is Alien Life Hiding Beyond Earth 2.0? - Forbes
Is Alien Life Hiding Beyond Earth 2.0?  Forbes

If we restrict ourselves to looking for extraterrestrial life on Earth-like worlds, we might miss it entirely.


'Superflares' of energy emitted by stars could disrupt communications and cause dangerous blackouts - Brinkwire
'Superflares' of energy emitted by stars could disrupt communications and cause dangerous blackouts  Brinkwire

Around every thousand years, our Sun emits powerful bursts of radiation that will cause blackouts, electrical failures and communication breakdowns worldwide.


Jared Harris (‘Chernobyl’) on parallels to climate science debate being ‘very clear’ [Complete Interview Transcript] - Gold Derby
Jared Harris (‘Chernobyl’) on parallels to climate science debate being ‘very clear’ [Complete Interview Transcript]  Gold Derby

Watch our video chat with Jared Harris ('Chernobyl') on HBO limited series and read the complete interview transcript.


NASA SHOCK: Space telescope snaps stars EJECTED from galaxies 'like a guest told to leave' - Express.co.uk
NASA SHOCK: Space telescope snaps stars EJECTED from galaxies 'like a guest told to leave'  Express.co.uk

NASA'S Chandra space telescope snapped an incredible photograph of two rogue stars ejected from their own galaxies like a “rowdy guest” being told to leave ...


Here's why some scientists think Pluto should still be a planet - Business Insider
Here's why some scientists think Pluto should still be a planet  Business Insider

Astronomers changed Pluto's status from planet to dwarf planet in 2006, in light of discoveries. Today, some scientists disagree with the decision.


Distant Neutron Stars Could Reveal the Quirks of Quarks - WIRED
Distant Neutron Stars Could Reveal the Quirks of Quarks  WIRED

Physicists are studying gravitational waves from neutron stars for clues about quarks, "quark matter," and their role in the universe's evolution.


When is Eid al-Fitr? - The Economist
When is Eid al-Fitr?  The Economist

AS THE SUN slipped into the Mediterranean on June 3rd, imams in Gaza took to their minarets to announce the end of Ramadan. Observers in Saudi Arabia ...


We Have Detected Signs of Our Milky Way Colliding With Another Galaxy - ScienceAlert
We Have Detected Signs of Our Milky Way Colliding With Another Galaxy  ScienceAlert

Antlia 2, the "ghost of a galaxy" orbiting the Milky Way, is a dark horse in more ways than one. Not only is it so faint it was only just discovered last year, it may ...


Weather Made To Order? Not Even Close - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Weather Made To Order? Not Even Close  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Happy Father's Day!! "Father's Day is observed annually on the third Sunday in June. This day is set aside to honor the role that fathers play in the family ...


1,800 exploding stars discovered! Scientists found trove of supernovae - The Financial Express
1,800 exploding stars discovered! Scientists found trove of supernovae  The Financial Express

Scientists have discovered about 1800 new supernovae, or exploding stars, that may help measure how fast the universe is expanding.


The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth's Backyard Heats Up - Space.com
The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth's Backyard Heats Up  Space.com

The hunt for nearby exoplanets has just heated up considerably. A new instrument designed to find potentially habitable alien worlds in Alpha Centauri, the ...


Superflare: Sun could cause technology blackout on Earth within 100 years - NEWS.com.au
Superflare: Sun could cause technology blackout on Earth within 100 years  NEWS.com.au

The sun could wipe out humanity within the next 100 years when it unleashes a huge “superflare”.


Despite its star-power, ‘Late Night’ is only so-so - Christian Science Monitor
Despite its star-power, ‘Late Night’ is only so-so  Christian Science Monitor

It's not a bad movie, but it's not a good one either: 'Late Night' is stale, though Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson give it their all.


DNA in Retrograde - Slate
DNA in Retrograde  Slate

When uBiome was founded in 2012, the world was a different place. Silicon Valley was regarded with more reverence than suspicion, and DNA testing company ...


'Ghostbusters' Cast Then and Now: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and More - Hollywood Reporter
'Ghostbusters' Cast Then and Now: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and More  Hollywood Reporter

See what the 'Ghostbusters' cast — including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver — have been up to since the first 'Ghostbusters' movie hit ...


'City On A Hill' Star Aldis Hodge On Portraying Racism, 'Die Hard' And His Moms - NPR
'City On A Hill' Star Aldis Hodge On Portraying Racism, 'Die Hard' And His Moms  NPR

In the Showtime drama, the actor plays an assistant district attorney who teams up with a corrupt (and racist) FBI veteran in 1990s Boston. "We play the honesty ...


'Men In Black International' wins at a sluggish box office - CNN
'Men In Black International' wins at a sluggish box office  CNN

The summer has yet to warm up for Hollywood at the box office.


The Ancient Pots That Hint at Cannabis’s Early Use as a Drug - The Atlantic
The Ancient Pots That Hint at Cannabis’s Early Use as a Drug  The Atlantic

Incense burners recently unearthed in western China provide new evidence of marijuana's ritual role, once known only from historic texts.


Astronomers spy an iron planet stripped of its crust around a burned-out star - Science Magazine
Astronomers spy an iron planet stripped of its crust around a burned-out star  Science Magazine

In a glimpse of what may be in store for our own solar system, astronomers have discovered what appear to be the shattered remains of a planet orbiting a white ...


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.


‘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 ...


Ask Ethan: What's The Real Story Behind This Dark Matter-Free Galaxy? - Forbes
Ask Ethan: What's The Real Story Behind This Dark Matter-Free Galaxy?  Forbes

Has the mystery really been solved? Doubtful. The real science goes much deeper.


'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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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?


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 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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 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 ...


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 ...


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, ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Hubble Telescope Reveals What 200 Billion Stars Look Like (Photos) - Space.com
Hubble Telescope Reveals What 200 Billion Stars Look Like (Photos)  Space.com

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


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 ...


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 ...


Exploding Stars Helped Kill Earth's Ancient Sea Monsters, New Study Suggests - Live Science
Exploding Stars Helped Kill Earth's Ancient Sea Monsters, New Study Suggests  Live Science

Did an ancient supernova kill the Earth's biggest sharks? A new astrobiology study says such a theory may not be as unlikely as it sounds.