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“Stellar Phenomena”

Apr 27, 2016 11:57 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
By studying reflected light from a young star system, astronomers have precisely measured the size of the innermost gap between the star and where planets will eventually form.
Jan 6, 2016 06:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Once thought to be in a class all by itself, astronomers have discovered the monster star's distant cousins.
Dec 30, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the dust-free gaps surrounding young stars are caused by massive exoplanets.
Dec 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There's some hot stuff on the edge of our galaxy.
Nov 30, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astrophysicists have created a computer model that simulates a dying stars' magnetic guts before generating a cosmic monster.
Nov 25, 2015 04:35 PM ET // Jason Major
If you find yourself eating too much over the Thanksgiving holiday, don't worry -- you can always try out the latest super star diet.
Nov 19, 2015 12:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some stars are just born with extremely magnetic personalities.
Nov 17, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Ripple patterns in the dust around young stars may show off where giant planets are lurking.
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