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Gas streamers feed triple baby stars

New observations and simulations of three spiral arms of gas feeding material to three protostars forming in a trinary system have clarified the formation of multi-star systems.

Aug 4th, 2023

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Listen to a star 'twinkle' (w/video)

Researchers developed the first 3D simulations of energy rippling from a massive star's core to its outer surface. Using these new models, the researchers determined, for the first time, how much stars should innately twinkle.

Jul 27th, 2023

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Hubble sees boulders escaping from asteroid dimorphos

Astronomers using Hubble's extraordinary sensitivity have discovered a swarm of boulders that were possibly shaken off the asteroid when NASA deliberately slammed the half-ton DART impactor spacecraft into Dimorphos at approximately 14,000 miles per hour.

Jul 21st, 2023

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How old are stars outside clusters?

Scientists have successfully established a connection between the rotation rates of stars in star clusters and those outside them, so-called field stars, enabling the ages of the latter to be derived.

Jul 20th, 2023

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