Undergraduate students of the University of Arizona searched 101 clouds of gas to find those that may be in the first phases of forming massive stars
Alcohol could reveal the nature of cosmic magnetic fields
Analysing methanol molecules using radio astronomy can reveal how magnetic fields affect the formation of massive stars
Astronomers hunt for stars inside the Tarantula Nebula
By using the stratospheric observatory SOFIA, researchers hope to see the birth of massive stars outside our Milky Way
Astronomers find never-before-seen regions of star formation in our galaxy
A research team has discovered new evidence of stars forming in the Milky Way
Astronomers probe star that’s both very old and very young
For years, we’ve puzzled over a massive age-defying star lodged deep in the Milky Way
Rare cosmic encounter will trigger space fireworks in 2018, says NASA
Astronomers are gearing up for high-energy fireworks due in just under three years
Do black holes actually suck?
We take a look at the answer to this fascinating question
How do some stars get so massive?
Read on to find out why this question is still baffling astronomers
The most massive stars in the universe
Neutron stars, remnants of supernovae, are among the most massive objects in the cosmos.