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Oct 27, 2014 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The morphology of a baby star's magnetic field is thought to impact the evolution of any planetary system -- and now astronomers have gained an insight to how complex these fields can be. Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2014 11:59 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
A nearby star is not acting its age, thanks to the influence of a massive exoplanet.
Sep 30, 2014 08:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Mass and gravity are intimately related, so it stands to reason that the link between the Higgs boson and gravity is just as fundamental -- now astronomers are looking to the stars to actually test the finer details of this relationship. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravitational waves are hard to observe, but they could have a dramatic effect on stars that we could possibly detect. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2014 01:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The supernova mechanism behind cosmic dust formation has been a mystery, but now astronomers have the answer. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 12:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Behind the nebulous beauty of this newly-released portrait of a stellar nursery is a violent battle that will end only one way: The death of Gum 15. Continue reading →
Jun 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.
Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
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