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

Tech Gaming Science Your daily selection of the top trending News; According to ScienceAlert Many stars sedately tread the measure of the galaxies they inhabit, slowly orbiting the galactic core. … Continue reading Astronomers Have Detected a Star Careening Through The Milky Way at 2.5 Million Mph

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Powerful jet discovered coming from ‘wrong’ kind of star

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily (This article and its images were originally posted on Latest Science News — ScienceDaily … Continue reading Powerful jet discovered coming from ‘wrong’ kind of star

Astronomers Just Discovered The Smallest Star Ever Known to Science

Scientists have reported the discovery of the smallest star ever found, detecting a star only slightly larger than Saturn some 600 light-years away from Earth. The star, called EBLM J0555–57Ab, … Continue reading Astronomers Just Discovered The Smallest Star Ever Known to Science

Fastest Stars in the Milky Way Are Galactic Fugitives

An artist’s impression of runaway stars. Credit: Amanda Smith The speediest stars zipping through the Milky Way galaxy are runaways from a small neighboring galaxy, according to a new study. … Continue reading Fastest Stars in the Milky Way Are Galactic Fugitives

New confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity

This illustration reveals how the gravity of a white dwarf star warps space and bends the light of a distant star behind it. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Feild (STScI) … Continue reading New confirmation of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity

Astronomers Discover a Rare Star Full of Calcium, But No Clear Origin

Nearly 2,000 years ago, the first human-documented supernova was observed by ancient Chinese astronomers, who witnessed a bright “guest star” lighting up the night sky in 185 AD. A couple … Continue reading Astronomers Discover a Rare Star Full of Calcium, But No Clear Origin

Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1 percent the speed of light 

Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the distance between Earth and the Moon, and it takes only half an hour … Continue reading Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1 percent the speed of light 

Super-Fast Spacecraft Could Slow Down Using Alpha Centauri’s Starlight as Brakes

Last year, a consortium led by billionaire Yuri Milner and physicist Stephen Hawking announced a plan to get to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to Earth. Called the Breakthrough … Continue reading Super-Fast Spacecraft Could Slow Down Using Alpha Centauri’s Starlight as Brakes