Tag archive for ‘STARS’
Jewish Business News On Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Hubble uncovers the farthest star ever seen

    More than halfway across the universe, an enormous blue star nicknamed Icarus is the farthest individual star ever seen. Normally, it would be much too faint to view, even with the world’s More...

Shai Genish On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Astronomers Alert: The Bizarre ‘Alien Megastructure’ Tabby’s Star Dimming Again

  Telescope observations detect on Friday strange fluctuations in brightness coming from known as KIC 8462852 or Tabby’s star, the most mysterious star in our galaxy. Since it discovered in 2011, More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

First discovered: Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes

  Stars forming within powerful outflows of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies with a mass that can be billions of times that of the sun. These are the first confirmed More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Image of the day: Cosmic ‘Winter’ Wonderland

  Although there are no seasons in space, this cosmic vista invokes thoughts of a frosty winter landscape. It is, in fact, a region called NGC 6357 where radiation from hot, young stars is energizing More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

PhD student discover a nearby ‘superearth’

Scientists from the IAC have discovered a “superearth” type planet, GJ 536 b, whose mass is around 5.4 Earth masses, in orbit around a nearby very bright star. The study has been accepted for More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Violent winds collide in one of the heaviest stars in our galaxy

  A revolutionary study has obtained the sharpest ever images of one of the heaviest stars in our galaxy. The images show Eta Carinae and its violent collision of winds in stunning detail, providing new More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

  Two’s company, but three might not always be a crowd — at least in space. Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, and a trick of nature, have confirmed the existence More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Nearby massive star explosion 30 million years ago equaled detonation of 100 million suns

  A giant star that exploded 30 million years ago in a galaxy near Earth had a radius prior to going supernova that was 200 times larger than our sun, according to astrophysicists at Southern Methodist More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking Announce Breakthrough Starshot Project to Develop 100 Million Mile per Hour Mission to the Stars within a Generation

The Silicon Valley science philanthropist Yuri Milner and the world’s renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking have announced a new Breakthrough Initiative focusing on space exploration and the search for More...

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