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In Cosmic First, Scientists Spy a Star's Snow Line
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, star, snow line )

Nelson
- 148 days ago - space.com
For the first time, astronomers have caught a glimpse of the water snow line around a star -- the point in the young star's orbiting disk of debris where snow and ice first appear.
Comets Can't Explain The "Alien Megastructure" Star
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, star, aliens, research, nasa, space )

Michael
- 326 days ago - iflscience.com
The strange dimming of the star KIC 8462852, made famous by speculation it might host an alien megastructure, is even stranger than we knew.
Astronomers Spot Star Leaving Milky Way At 2.7 Million Miles Per Hour
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, nasa, space, supernova, discovery, star, research, interesting )

Michael
- 642 days ago - iflscience.com
A star named US 708 has been spotted leaving our galaxy at 4.3 million kilometers an hour, the fastest exit speed ever observed. US 708's haste has been attributed to a supernova going off nearby, shedding light on how one such type of supernova occurs.
What You See When You Record The Sun For Three Years Straight?
Science & Tech  (tags: sun, astronomy, solarcycle, photography, star, highdefinitionphotographs, SDO, space )

Barbara
- 1288 days ago - urbantimes.co
(SDO) spent three years looking at the sun capturing two high definition images a day. When this virtually unbroken coverage is condensed into a three minute film, we get a stunning play-by-play of our star's rise towards solar maximum
Evidence Indicates They Eat Binary Star Partners
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, star )

Ronnie
- 1713 days ago - sciguru.com
A study led by a University of Utah astrophysicist found a new explanation for the growth of supermassive black holes in the center of most galaxies
European Telescope Discovers Rare Ancient Star Clusters
Science & Tech  (tags: European, Telescope, Discovers, Rare, Ancient, Star, Clusters )

Agnes
- 1878 days ago - space.com
A European survey telescope has discovered two clusters of very old stars in our Milky Way, adding to the growing known number of these relatively rare cosmic objects. Globular clusters are collections of 100,000 or more ancient stars. They are among t
Exploding Star to Be Visible From Earth Within a Fortnight
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, supernova, star, stellar explosion )

Pia
- 1932 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The supernova, triggered by the collapse of a star 21 million light years away from Earth, began on Tuesday and could soon be bright enough to see through a pair of binoculars. The rare "type 1a" supernova happened in the Pinwheel Galaxy.
Black Hole Caught For First Time Ever Consuming A Star! - Video   video
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, swift, star, space, astronomy, science, black-hole, tech, technology, youtube, video, news, x-ray, discovery, interesting, good-news )

PinkMindy
- 1934 days ago - youtube.com
-- A Scientific First!!!: NASA's Swift spacecraft detected intense X-ray flare radiation and zoomed-in to capture for the first time a black hole swallowing a star!
New Supernova Could Nix Evidence of Dark Matter
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, star, supernova )

Ria
- 2030 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
An exploding star spotted in 2005 defies the cuurent theories and observations. The theory of how it ignited could explain something unexpected
Rare Binary White Dwarfs Will Resurrect as One New Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Binary White Dwarfs, Star, space )

Anna
- 2072 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Astronomers have just discovered an amazing pair of white dwarfs whirling around each other once every 39 minutes. This is the shortest-period pair of white dwarfs ever discovered. Moreover, in a few million years they will collide and merge to create....
Six Exoplanets in Close Orbit Around Far-Flung Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Exoplanets, orbit, star, solar system )

Deena
- 2136 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A solar system including six planets around a star 2,000 light-years away has been spotted by astronomers.
How Astrology Is Like Racism
Science & Tech  (tags: astrology, astronomer, earth, star, zodiac )

Deena
- 2150 days ago - news.discovery.com
Astronomer Parke Kunkle caused quite a stir recently among believers in astrology when he pointed out that a wobble in Earth's rotation meant that the stars were in a different position above us two millennia ago, when the Zodiac was created.
Image of the Day: The Celestrial Poles From Mount Kilimanjaro
Science & Tech  (tags: star, celestrial poles, horizon, earth )

Deena
- 2165 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Star trails create arches over the horizon in a long-exposure picture of the night sky taken from Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Equatorial regions, such as Kilimanjaro, are the only places on Earth where the celestial poles sit right at the horizon.
Black Hole Baby Spotted Being Born
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Hole, space, astronomy, star )

Anna
- 2216 days ago - news.discovery.com
For the first time, a black hole has been seen being born out of an exploding star just 20 times the mass of our sun -- right in our cosmic neighborhood.
The £2.2billion Superlab Where Scientists Are Creating a Star on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: superlab, star, Earth, science, technology )

Anna
- 2217 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It may look like any average building but behind closed doors could lie the answer to safe renewable energy of the future. Here at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore California, scientists are aiming to build the world's first sustainable fusion
 

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