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Neutron Star Merger Seeded Solar System with Heavy Elements

Colliding neutron stars might have seeded our solar system with valuable heavy elements. (Credit: NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet) Before the […]

Breaking: LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves From Another Neutron Star Merger

An artist’s illustration of two colliding neutron stars. (Credit: NASA/Swift/Dana Berry) For just the second time, physicists working on the […]

Breaking: LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves From Another Neutron Star Merger

An artist’s illustration of two colliding neutron stars. (Credit: NASA/Swift/Dana Berry) For just the second time, physicists working on the […]

SNAPSHOT: This Star Jet Spans a Whopping 33 Light-Years

The dazzling nebula N 180 B (left) sits within the Large Magellanic Cloud. Recently, astronomers probed the star-forming region and […]

Conditions for Life Might Exist On The New Planet Discovered Around Barnard’s Star

An artist’s interpretation of what Barnard’s star b, a super-Earth recently discovered just six light-years from Earth, may look like. […]

Life Might Exist On The New Planet Discovered Around Barnard’s Star

An artist’s interpretation of what Barnard’s star b, a super-Earth recently discovered just six light-years from Earth, may look like. […]

Planets? Who Needs ‘Em! A Massive Star Forms a Companion Instead

This artist’s impression shows small companion star MM 1b forming in the outskirts of star MM 1a’s massive disk. (Credit: […]

Galaxy Clusters’ Hot Gas Could Halt Star Formation

This image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, shows galaxy cluster SDSS J0333+0651. (Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA) Galaxy clusters house thousands […]

Galaxy Clusters’ Hot Gas Could Halt Star Formation

This image, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, shows galaxy cluster SDSS J0333+0651. (Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA) Galaxy clusters house thousands […]

A New Way to Spot Black Holes in Binary Star Systems

Black holes in binary systems can suck matter off their companion star, forming an accretion disk that shines brightly. Studying […]

A New Way to Spot Black Holes in Binary Star Systems

Black holes in binary systems can suck matter off their companion star, forming an accretion disk that shines brightly. Studying […]

Astronomers May Have Spotted Another Neutron Star Merger

Neutron star mergers are believed to generate jets that could produce gamma-ray bursts detected at Earth. This diagram shows each […]

Astronomers May Have Spotted Another Neutron Star Merger

Neutron star mergers are believed to generate jets that could produce gamma-ray bursts detected at Earth. This diagram shows each […]

Four Massive Planets Discovered Orbiting “Toddler” Star

The hot gaseous exoplanet, also referred to as a “hot Jupiter,” HD 80606b. After finding a hot Jupiter around a […]

Four Massive Planets Discovered Orbiting “Toddler” Star

The hot gaseous exoplanet, also referred to as a “hot Jupiter,” HD 80606b. After finding a hot Jupiter around a […]

Dying Massive Star Goes out With a Whisper

Astronomers were surprised at how wimpy the explosion was from this dying star. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) A Strange, Dying Star […]

Dying Massive Star Goes out With a Whisper

Astronomers were surprised at how wimpy the explosion was from this dying star. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) A Strange, Dying Star […]