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
ALMA captured the bubble in multiple wavelengths of light, producing a 3D “data cube” that researchers have mined in detail.
How stars like Antares lose mass so quickly in the final phase of their evolution has been a problem for over half a century,” Keiichi Ohnaka, of the Universidad Católica del Norte in Chile, said in a statement.
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
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
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
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 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
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