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“Stellar Physics”

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 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There's some hot stuff on the edge of our galaxy.
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.
Oct 29, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
A group of young stars has been caught loitering near the center of the Milky Way galaxy, a region previously thought to be dominated by a more mature population.
Oct 8, 2015 06:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's something strange going on inside the protoplanetary disk of a nearby star and astronomers are at a loss to explain what it means.
Sep 25, 2015 03:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These beautiful, shimmering tendrils of plasma are all that remain of an ancient massive star that, approximately 8,000 years ago, died and exploded as a supernova.
Sep 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Distant galaxies birthing baby stars up to 1,000 times the rate of the Milky Way have been a long-standing mystery -- until now.
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