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Spinning Star Hurtles Through Space at 2.5 Million Mph After Swift Kick from Supernova - Live Science
Spinning Star Hurtles Through Space at 2.5 Million Mph After Swift Kick from Supernova  Live Science

Astronomers have clocked a pulsar careening through space at a mind-boggling 2.5 million mph (4 million km/h). It seems to have been kicked to such high ...


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 looked into the Milky Way's bulge and found some of the oldest known stars in the universe.


Astronomers Have Detected a Star Careening Through The Milky Way at 2.5 Million Mph - ScienceAlert
Astronomers Have Detected a Star Careening Through The Milky Way at 2.5 Million Mph  ScienceAlert

Many stars sedately tread the measure of the galaxies they inhabit, slowly orbiting the galactic core. Not a star called PSR J0002+6216, though.


LA Clippers team up with LA tech stars to promote science, engineering, math careers - LA Daily News
LA Clippers team up with LA tech stars to promote science, engineering, math careers  LA Daily News

It was a Friday of questions and answers at the L.A. Convention Center, as scores of students and parents descended downtown for the Clippers SciFest SoCal.


Astronomers Have Found One of The Universe's Oldest Star Clusters in Our Own Galaxy - ScienceAlert
Astronomers Have Found One of The Universe's Oldest Star Clusters in Our Own Galaxy  ScienceAlert

After decades of research, an analysis of light has finally identified the age of an ancient star cluster in the Milky Way. It's called HP 1, and it's roughly 12.8 billion ...


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.


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 ...


Diverse Sci-Fi Exhibition Opening at Cushing - WTAW
Diverse Sci-Fi Exhibition Opening at Cushing  WTAW

WHAT: The opening of the new exhibition in Cushing Memorial Library and Archives: A diverse sci-fi exhibit titled: “The Stars Are Ours”: Infinite Diversities in ...


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 ...


After a Decade of Radio Silence, a Mysterious Star Is Showing Signs of Waking Up - ScienceAlert
After a Decade of Radio Silence, a Mysterious Star Is Showing Signs of Waking Up  ScienceAlert

After more than a decade of patiently waiting and watching, astronomers have seen signs that one of the rarest stars known to science is waking up from its ...


Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark - BBC News
Exoplanet tally set to pass 4,000 mark  BBC News

The number of planets detected around other stars - or exoplanets - is set to hit the 4000 mark.


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 ...


All the things Apple didn’t tell us about its streaming TV service - The Verge
All the things Apple didn’t tell us about its streaming TV service  The Verge

Apple announced its Apple TV Plus streaming *service* today, along with a handful of original TV shows that are in the works — but it left out just about every key ...


'Goldilocks' stars may be 'just right' for finding habitable worlds - Science Daily
'Goldilocks' stars may be 'just right' for finding habitable worlds  Science Daily

A new study finds a particular class of stars called K stars, which are dimmer than the Sun but brighter than the faintest stars, may be particularly promising ...


The rise and fall of Ziggy star formation and the rich dust from ancient stars - Science Daily
The rise and fall of Ziggy star formation and the rich dust from ancient stars  Science Daily

Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the constellation Eridanus.


Woolly stars need catastrophes to live ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA - EurekAlert
Woolly stars need catastrophes to live ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA  EurekAlert

The endangered Santa Ana woolly star depends on catastrophic floods. Thanks to a huge dam, natural floods are now nonexistent in its home turf. Researchers ...


Whirling 'Cannonball' Pulsar Flees Supernova Site at Epic Speed - Space.com
Whirling 'Cannonball' Pulsar Flees Supernova Site at Epic Speed  Space.com

This pulsar is tearing away from the site of its supernova mindbendingly fast.


Alien life possible where two stars squeezed together, scientists claim - Fox News
Alien life possible where two stars squeezed together, scientists claim  Fox News

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


Astronomers found a stream of thousands of stars hiding in the Milky Way - Popular Science
Astronomers found a stream of thousands of stars hiding in the Milky Way  Popular Science

Discovering a new star is always a delight in astronomy. So you can probably imagine the excitement over discovering a giant stream of stars winding through ...


Scientists gather to contemplate The Great Silence - EarthSky
Scientists gather to contemplate The Great Silence  EarthSky

Are we alone? If advanced alien civilizations are out there, why haven't we heard from them? Scientists call this Fermi's Paradox - aka The Great Silence - 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 ...


Chances for life expand when passing stars push binaries together - Science Daily
Chances for life expand when passing stars push binaries together  Science Daily

Date: March 7, 2019; Source: Royal Astronomical Society; Summary: Planetary systems can be harsh environments in their early history. Now astronomers find ...


Jupiter Used to Be Four Times Farther from the Sun, Study Claims - Popular Mechanics
Jupiter Used to Be Four Times Farther from the Sun, Study Claims  Popular Mechanics

New research explains a strange feature of Jupiter's nearby asteroids by suggesting the planet started out life much farther from home.


White Dwarf Star with Weird Rings Is Spotted by 'Backyard' Sleuths - Space.com
White Dwarf Star with Weird Rings Is Spotted by 'Backyard' Sleuths  Space.com

A weird-looking white dwarf found by volunteers seems to be sporting dusty rings.


X-ray 'chimneys' connect the Milky Way to mysterious gamma-ray bubbles - Science News
X-ray 'chimneys' connect the Milky Way to mysterious gamma-ray bubbles  Science News

Two towering “chimneys” glowing with X-rays extend from the center of the Milky Way. The newly discovered structures could help explain the source of two ...


University profs can become video stars - SooToday
University profs can become video stars  SooToday

Students able to take Algoma University courses online, earn degrees in certain programs with help from eCampus Ontario.


Astrotourism in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon - National Geographic
Astrotourism in New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon  National Geographic

In Chaco Canyon, ancient Native American sites still reflect the wonder of the night sky.


Small, cool stars may be the best place to look for ET - sciencefocus.com
Small, cool stars may be the best place to look for ET  sciencefocus.com

A category of small, orange stars may be the best place to look for extra-terrestrial life. So called K-type stars, which are smaller and cooler than the Sun, could ...


Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars during their lives - Science Daily
Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars during their lives  Science Daily

Researchers have found that some stars exploding as supernovae may release part of their hydrogen layers to their companion stars before the explosion.


MIC's Verity Bowditch left shocked as Jamie Laing and Alex Mytton reveal James Taylor is in Paris - Daily Mail
MIC's Verity Bowditch left shocked as Jamie Laing and Alex Mytton reveal James Taylor is in Paris  Daily Mail

In an exclusive clip from the show, set to air on Monday, biomedical science graduate Verity, 24, is giving Jamie and Alex a science lesson before the shocking ...


Jeff Mills: A science fiction story that's constantly unfolding - Mixmag
Jeff Mills: A science fiction story that's constantly unfolding  Mixmag

"The lines began to blur between reality and fiction around the mid-nineties.” Not an uncommon feeling for quite a few veteran ravers – but for Jeff Mills it means ...


Science: Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars throughout their lives [Report] - Infosurhoy
Science: Stars exploding as supernovae lose their mass to companion stars throughout their lives [Report]  Infosurhoy

Stars over eight times more massive than the sun end their lives in supernovae explosions. The composition of the star influences what happens during the ...


'Foundation' on Apple TV+: Release Date, Trailer, Plot, Cast, and More - Inverse
'Foundation' on Apple TV+: Release Date, Trailer, Plot, Cast, and More  Inverse

One of the most foundational science-fiction stories is coming to life on Apple TV+. 'Foundation,' a new series based on the novels by Isaac Asimov, is getting the ...


Summer programs draw visitors to Lick Observatory for music and stargazing - UC Santa Cruz
Summer programs draw visitors to Lick Observatory for music and stargazing  UC Santa Cruz

March 25, 2019. By Tim Stephens. Share this story:TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInReddit. lick-domes-450.jpg Sunset over Lick Observatory with open domes.


Looking Down to Reach to the Stars - Eos
Looking Down to Reach to the Stars  Eos

Discoveries deep beneath Earth's surface drive planetary exploration, and discoveries on other planets inform our understanding of the world beneath our feet.


Bright stars of Australian science recognised with Academy Awards - Australian Academy of Science
Bright stars of Australian science recognised with Academy Awards  Australian Academy of Science

Outstanding contributions to science have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science today with 20 of Australia's leading scientists and future ...


Ultra-sharp images make old stars look absolutely marvelous - Phys.org
Ultra-sharp images make old stars look absolutely marvelous  Phys.org

Using high-resolution adaptive optics imaging from the Gemini Observatory, astronomers have uncovered one of the oldest star clusters in the Milky Way Galaxy.


The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services - Phys.Org
The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services  Phys.Org

It took a while, but finally—and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs—Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV *service*, ...


HRD approves Rs 250 cr for STARS to fund 500 science projects - United News of India
HRD approves Rs 250 cr for STARS to fund 500 science projects  United News of India

Uniindia: New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on National Science Day stated that an amount of Rs 250 cr has ...


His Dark Materials: James McAvoy and James Cosmo to star in new Philip Pullman BBC adaptation - The Scotsman
His Dark Materials: James McAvoy and James Cosmo to star in new Philip Pullman BBC adaptation  The Scotsman

Two familiar Scottish faces will star in the new TV programme, coming soon from the BBC.


Earth is (always has been) round, so why have the flat-out wrong become so lively? - Ars Technica
Earth is (always has been) round, so why have the flat-out wrong become so lively?  Ars Technica

Every fringe theorist needs an amplifier—used to be the penny press; today it's the Web.


Ask Ethan: Why Haven't We Found Gravitational Waves In Our Own Galaxy? - Forbes
Ask Ethan: Why Haven't We Found Gravitational Waves In Our Own Galaxy?  Forbes

For the real black holes that exist or get created in our Universe, we can observe the radiation emitted by their surrounding matter, and the gravitational waves ...


Rovers search for alien life, a sad fossil tale and FarFarOut: This week in space and science - CNN
Rovers search for alien life, a sad fossil tale and FarFarOut: This week in space and science  CNN

The most distant known object in our solar system was found, Jupiter showed off its artistic side, and a sad accident for a 27000-year-old giant ground sloth ...


STARS scheme worth Rs 250 crore to fund science projects launched by HRD Ministry on National Science Day - India Today
STARS scheme worth Rs 250 crore to fund science projects launched by HRD Ministry on National Science Day  India Today

The HRD Ministry launched a Rs 250 crore project called STARS to fund around 500 science projects which will be selected on the basis of competitions.


What Would The Milky Way Look Like If You Could See All Of Its Light? - Forbes
What Would The Milky Way Look Like If You Could See All Of Its Light?  Forbes

The visible light portion of the spectrum is tiny compared to the whole thing. Here's what we're missing.


Vinny Chhibber Joins ‘Animal Kingdom’; ‘Strange Angel’ Casts Marquise C. Brown - Deadline
Vinny Chhibber Joins ‘Animal Kingdom’; ‘Strange Angel’ Casts Marquise C. Brown  Deadline

Vinny Chhibber has joined Animal Kingdom in a recurring role, and Marquise C. Brown has booked Strange Angel.


Meet the Kenyan teacher who won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai - gulfnews.com
Meet the Kenyan teacher who won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai  gulfnews.com

Dubai Crown Prince honours finalists at Global Education and Skills Forum.


Nam to get 'first-of-a-kind' telescope - Namibian
Nam to get 'first-of-a-kind' telescope  Namibian

THE University of Namibia, in collaboration with The Netherland's Radboud University, are working on a project to mount a 15-metre telescope at the summit of ...


Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world - BBC News
Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world  BBC News

New science is ending the longstanding perception that Venus is a dead planet.


In Chile, a group of scientists are watching twin stars being born - ThePrint
In Chile, a group of scientists are watching twin stars being born  ThePrint

The scientists, from Japan, Sweden & US, are observing a molecular cloud that's on its way to forming a binary star system — the astronomical equivalent of ...


Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers - BBC News
Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers  BBC News

The Institute of Physics is launching a bursary scheme to help female and black students to become physics researchers. The scheme is funded by one of the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

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


Why This Poisonous Gas Could Be a Sign of Alien Life - Space.com
Why This Poisonous Gas Could Be a Sign of Alien Life  Space.com

Scientists hunting for signs of alien life shouldn't be so quick to dismiss carbon monoxide (CO), a new study suggests. The substance is highly poisonous to ...


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.


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 ...


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?


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.


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 ...


A gamma-ray determination of the Universe's star formation history - Science Magazine
A gamma-ray determination of the Universe's star formation history  Science Magazine

How many stars have formed in the Universe, and when did they do so? These fundamental questions are difficult to answer because there are systematic ...


Apple is jumping into streaming video with a huge library of shows and films - The Verge
Apple is jumping into streaming video with a huge library of shows and films  The Verge

Apple is getting ready to launch a TV and movie streaming *service*, and that means putting together an expansive catalog of original *content*. The company is ...


Cold, Dark Stars Lurking in the Universe Could Act Like Single Giant Atoms - Live Science
Cold, Dark Stars Lurking in the Universe Could Act Like Single Giant Atoms  Live Science

Mysterious axion stars, if they exist, could form in as short a period as 10 million years, new computer simulations suggest.


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, ...


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.


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 ...


YouTube's biggest science stars meet in Alabama - AL.com
YouTube's biggest science stars meet in Alabama  AL.com

YouTube helped fund the first ThinkerCon, a gathering of its educational stars and their fans, in Huntsville this weekend.


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 ...


'Silent Sky' tells story of behind-the-scenes science stars - Chicago Tribune
'Silent Sky' tells story of behind-the-scenes science stars  Chicago Tribune

Would you sacrifice one part of life for another? That's just what women like Henrietta Leavitt did at the dawn of the 20th century. And by doing so, made history.


Neutron Stars and Other "Outrageous" Objects and Adventures in Science - Scientific American
Neutron Stars and Other "Outrageous" Objects and Adventures in Science  Scientific American

“The most outrageous object that most people have never heard of,” as one scientist calls it, is the subject of our cover story—and, to my mind at least, such ...


Science stars at Britton - Morgan Hill Times
Science stars at Britton  Morgan Hill Times

Britton Middle School eighth grader Ben Hayes was looking for a good reason to get dirty and play down by the creek. So when it was time to decide on his ...


Neutron stars may contain the universe's strongest material - Science News
Neutron stars may contain the universe's strongest material  Science News

Simulations suggest that the theoretical substance known as nuclear pasta is 10 billion times as strong as steel.


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.


Astronomers may have finally seen a star become a black hole - National Geographic
Astronomers may have finally seen a star become a black hole  National Geographic

As dinosaurs stomped across ancient Earth more than 200 million years ago, a massive star was entering its death throes. The resulting cosmic explosion was ...


'This is shocking.' An undersea plague is obliterating a key ocean species - Science Magazine
'This is shocking.' An undersea plague is obliterating a key ocean species  Science Magazine

Warming seas are exacerbating sea star wasting disease and imperiling the sunflower star.


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 ...


Sloan Foundation taps 19 UC faculty as rising stars in science - University of California
Sloan Foundation taps 19 UC faculty as rising stars in science  University of California

UC leads colleges and universities in the number of recipients of this year's distinguished annual award.


Astronomers spot another star that flickers like Tabby's star - Science News
Astronomers spot another star that flickers like Tabby's star  Science News

The irregular flickering of star VVV-WIT-07 is reminiscent of Tabby's star, which brought speculation of alien megastructures.


So much gas is escaping from this distant galaxy, it could form 500 stars a year - Science Magazine
So much gas is escaping from this distant galaxy, it could form 500 stars a year  Science Magazine

Growing pains aren't just for awkward teens: Thanks to a chance alignment of galaxies, astronomers have detected a massive loss of gas from an ancient galaxy ...


If Aliens Are Causing Weird Dimming of 'Tabby' Star,' They Aren't Using Lasers to Do It - Live Science
If Aliens Are Causing Weird Dimming of 'Tabby' Star,' They Aren't Using Lasers to Do It  Live Science

The evidence for aliens around one of the weirdest stars in our galaxy — Boyajian's star — is not looking promising. The star's unusual dimming events have ...


Where’s Our Warp Drive to the Stars? - The New York Times
Where’s Our Warp Drive to the Stars?  The New York Times

Physicists haven't given up on the dream of zipping around the universe. Now they've come up with a far-out idea for making it happen.


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

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


Hints of Oort clouds around other stars may lurk in the universe's first light - Science News
Hints of Oort clouds around other stars may lurk in the universe's first light  Science News

A thick sphere of icy debris known as the Oort cloud shrouds the solar system. Other star systems may harbor similar icy reservoirs, and those clouds may be ...


Asteroseismic detection of latitudinal differential rotation in 13 Sun-like stars - Science Magazine
Asteroseismic detection of latitudinal differential rotation in 13 Sun-like stars  Science Magazine

The Sun rotates faster at its equator than at its poles. This process is known as differential rotation and is seen in the motion of sunspots. Helioseismology has ...


Watch this sea star bounce to get around - Science Magazine
Watch this sea star bounce to get around  Science Magazine

Some sea stars can coordinate their thousands of “feet” to leap instead of crawl.


What are constellations? - Popular Science
What are constellations?  Popular Science

Stars tell stories, guide explorers, and help scientists talk about the galaxy.


'Mini-Neptune' found orbiting distant star - Science Magazine
'Mini-Neptune' found orbiting distant star  Science Magazine

A warm, gaseous planet about three times the diameter of Earth circles an orange dwarf star about 53 light-years away, astronomers reported today at the ...


When Black Holes Burp, Stars Sense It - Science Friday
When Black Holes Burp, Stars Sense It  Science Friday

As a grad student, Priya Natarajan theorized that winds emanate from black holes, affecting nearby stars. Now, new evidence hints that she was right.


Astronomers may have spotted the birth of a neutron star - Science News
Astronomers may have spotted the birth of a neutron star  Science News

For the first time, astronomers may have watched a massive stellar explosion give rise in real time to a superdense dead star called a neutron star.


Elusive star has origins close to Big Bang - Science Daily
Elusive star has origins close to Big Bang  Science Daily

Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe's oldest stars, made almost entirely of materials spewed from the Big Bang.


Blazing quasars reveal the universe hit 'peak star birth' 3 billion to 4 billion years after the big bang - Science Magazine
Blazing quasars reveal the universe hit 'peak star birth' 3 billion to 4 billion years after the big bang  Science Magazine

When were most of the universe's stars born? Scientists have long known that the answer is “long ago.” But a new study that scrutinizes the radiation from ...


Space Pirates Take Warning: This 'Skull and Crossbones Nebula' Is Full of Gas and Baby Stars - Live Science
Space Pirates Take Warning: This 'Skull and Crossbones Nebula' Is Full of Gas and Baby Stars  Live Science

Nestled in the constellation Puppis is the Skull and Crossbones Nebula, and it will haunt your dreams, matey.


Birth of a black hole or neutron star captured for first time: Mysteriously bright glow of this summer's 'Cow' event gained international interest - Science Daily
Birth of a black hole or neutron star captured for first time: Mysteriously bright glow of this summer's 'Cow' event gained international interest  Science Daily

After combining several imaging sources, including hard X-rays and radiowaves, a team now speculates that the telescopes captured the exact moment a star ...


Once-abundant sea stars imperiled by disease along West Coast: Some of ocean's biggest stars affected by disease and climate change - Science Daily
Once-abundant sea stars imperiled by disease along West Coast: Some of ocean's biggest stars affected by disease and climate change  Science Daily

Ocean warming and an infectious wasting disease has devastated populations of large sunflower sea stars once abundant along the West Coast of North ...


New images reveal how an ancient monster galaxy fueled furious star formation - Science News
New images reveal how an ancient monster galaxy fueled furious star formation  Science News

Scientists were able to see the abundance of star-forming gas and dust in a giant galaxy from when the universe was less than 2 billion years old.


Russian researchers made gold nano-stars for intracellular delivery - EurekAlert
Russian researchers made gold nano-stars for intracellular delivery  EurekAlert

Researchers from Russian Academy of Sciences developed a new method for star-shaped nanoparticles synthesis based on laser irradiation. A wide range of ...


Catch a 'shooting star' this month — and most others - Science News for Students
Catch a 'shooting star' this month — and most others  Science News for Students

They're called shooting stars. In fact, they're only bits of space rock burning up in Earth's atmosphere. This month's Geminid (JEM-in-id) meteor shower will ...


Rising Stars in EECS supports women in electrical engineering and computer science - MIT News
Rising Stars in EECS supports women in electrical engineering and computer science  MIT News

For women in engineering, getting ahead sometimes means trying to be “one of the guys.” That's why Margarita Paz Castro says she enjoyed attending Rising ...


Aging a flock of stars in the Wild Duck Cluster - Science Daily
Aging a flock of stars in the Wild Duck Cluster  Science Daily

The way they move belies the true ages of the almost 3000 stars populating one of the richest star clusters known. Astronomers recently discovered the stars all ...