Some 290 million years ago, a star much like the Sun wandered too close to the central black hole of its galaxy
Data from NASA’s Swift spacecraft, amongst other telescopes, suggest black holes swallow stellar debris in bursts
Astronomers have detected a sub-stellar object that used to be a star, after being consumed by its white dwarf companion
Astronomers have identified nine monster stars with masses over 100 times the mass of the Sun in the star cluster R136
What is it about this terrestrial world’s atmosphere that gives it its unusual colour?
A trick of the eyes or the real deal? We take a look…