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Pinwheel star system pokes holes in existing theories on stars

Pinwheel star system pokes holes in existing theories on stars

An international team of scientists has discovered a massive new star system which challenges existing theories about the life and death of large stars. The system has been dubbed Apep. More specifically, scientists have discovered a gamma-ray burst progenitor system. This is …Continue reading

Meet Ross 128 B: The Newest Life-Sustaining Planet Discovered by NASA

Astronomers have discovered a new planet which may be the best candidate to support life found in the course of space exploration so far. Known as Ross 128b, it was discovered by an planet-finding instrument attached to the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-metre …Continue reading

Astronomers Discover ‘Monster’ Planet Orbiting Dwarf Star

A group of astronomers has recently discovered the existence of a giant planet revolving around a small companion star. This find challenges a key theory regarding planet formation, according to which a planet of this size could not be formed by such …Continue reading

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