What would happen to us if we suddenly switched our Sun for a red dwarf?
The water vapour find on ‘habitable’ exoplanet K2-18 b is exciting — but it’s no Earth twin
But who says the confirmation of alien life will come on Earth 2.0?
Why can’t I see red dwarf stars with the naked eye?
The nearest star to our Sun is a red dwarf but why is it a struggle to see it?
Astronomers discover mysterious ‘dead star’ pulsar
The white dwarf pulsar has eluded astronomers for over half a century
Potential new hunting ground for exoplanets discovered
Eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could be a fruitful new place to search for planets outside our Solar System
By the numbers: Proxima Centauri
Read on for some fast facts about our Sun’s closest star
Black hole and red dwarf found orbiting each other at record speed
The identification of an odd-couple pairing of a black hole and a red dwarf star has set a new record for the fastest orbiting X-ray binary system.
What is the smallest star?
Josh Barker from the National Space Centre answers this one for us.
Red Dwarfs: The fascinating stars that live for trillions of years
They’re the most common stars in the cosmos, but a super-long life expectancy and strange composition make red dwarfs among the most important objects in existence.