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Astronomers Spot Massive Blue Stars Beginning To Merge
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Michael
- 11 days ago - iflscience.com
In the Giraffe constellation 13,000 light-years away, MY Camelopardalis is a massive binary system made up of two blue (that is, very hot and very bright) stars. They're so close, they're about to merge into a supermassive star.
Half Of All Stars Could Exist Outside of Galaxies
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Michael
- 42 days ago - iflscience.com
Stars and planets are regarded as existing nicely within galaxies. We know that every now and again there are events that fling a star outside of the galaxy, doomed to wander the universe alone, but it was previously assumed to be relatively rare.
Astronomers Solve Supernova Mystery
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Michael
- 83 days ago - iflscience.com
The companion star responsible for triggering an unusual sort of supernova has been identified after 20 years of searching, confirming our ideas on how these events occur.
Row Reignites Over Distance of Pleiades Star Cluster
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Darren
- 114 days ago - nature.com
New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.
Top 10 Things You Might Not Know About Stars
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Michael
- 250 days ago - earthsky.org
Here's a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe - including our sun - that you probably didn't know!
SMA Unveils How Small Cosmic Seeds Grow Into Big Stars
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Michael
- 292 days ago - spacedaily.com
The full paper is available on line or by clicking on the link at the bottom of the article.
Alien Earths: Why Life on Other Worlds Would Be Far Weirder Than Us
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Freya
- 310 days ago - theverge.com
Last month, the American Astronomical Society's 223rd meeting featured the announcement of a few breakthroughs: Using the Kepler space observatory, researchers had discovered a planet roughly the mass of Earth orbiting a star beyond our solar system.
Strange Star Chemistry May Reveal Secrets of Planetary Disks
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Freya
- 312 days ago - space.com
A dusty gas cloud around a young sun-like star is surprising astronomers with its strange chemistry, suggesting that such planet-forming disks may be more complicated than previously thought.
Oldest Known Star Discovered By Astronomers
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Michael
- 313 days ago - cbc.ca
Australian astronomers have found the oldest known star in the universe, a discovery that may help to resolve a long-standing discrepancy between observations and predictions of the Big Bang billions of years ago.
Fast and Furious: Violent Short-Lived Stars Stunt Galaxy Growth
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Giana
- 515 days ago - news.yahoo.com
New observations by a powerful telescope in Chile have revealed clues into why some galaxies experience a frenetic period of rapid star birth, only to see those stellar newborns starve future generations of stars.
Starry Night: Colors of Summer Stars Explained
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Giana
- 517 days ago - news.yahoo.com
One of the pleasures people can get out of stargazing is noticing and enjoying the various colors that stars display in dark skies.
'Nuclear Pasta' In Neutron Stars May Be New Type Of Matter, Astronomers Say
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, Matter, Neutron Star, Neutron Stars, New Matter, New Type Of Matter, Nuclear Pasta, Physics, Space, Stars, Supernova, Supernovas, Science News )

Michael
- 540 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A rare state of matter dubbed "nuclear pasta" appears to exist only inside ultra-dense objects called neutron stars, astronomers say.
Distant Star Baby Boom Captured By Huge New Telescope
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Michael
- 645 days ago - cbc.ca
Astronomers are watching galaxies pop out bundles of newborn stars 12 billion light years away, thanks to a huge, sensitive new telescope in the Chilean Andes.
Incredible Star Trails (Over Australia)
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Dave
- 678 days ago - photos.msn.com
Not really news, but I was amazed at how beautiful the pictures in the slide show are, so I strongly encourage you to look for something beautiful.
10 Blogs for People That Love to Gaze at Stars
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Sophie
- 963 days ago - internetprovider.net
Astronomy being one of our favorite hobbies, we try to keep abreast of the subject as much as we can. Fortunately, there's an abundance of available resources online that cater to both amateur and experienced astronomers alike. Photo galleries, star maps,
 

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