ESA’s XMM-Newton has found a pulsar – the spinning remains of a once-massive star – that is a thousand times brighter than previously thought possible
“Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have discovered the first example of a planet that seems to be causing a heartbeat-like behaviour in its host star”
Using the Hubble Space Telescope we’ve been able to study stellar evolution in real time
NGC 4833, captured in all its glory, is one of over 150 globular clusters known to reside within the Milky Way
A dim, cool dwarf star is generating a surprisingly powerful magnetic field, one that rivals the most intense magnetic regions of our own Sun
From an area free of light pollution, the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy has been imaged in exquisite detail by the European Southern Observatory
Data from NASA’s troubled Kepler Space Telescope has revealed more evidence that planets can survive in chaotic and hostile environments thanks to its discovery of two new worlds sneaking across their stars in a star cluster.
How do we catalogue stars in the night sky?
Quasars might be rare, but a team of astronomers have hit the jackpot by uncovering three of these distant objects.
It might not be super, but it’s still a very impressive explosion.