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How do the most massive stars explode? A new model of massive stars predicts new observational evidence.
How well do the current methods of measuring the star formation rate of galaxies match then known star formation rate in simulations?
The Pleiades is one of the most well-known open clusters visible with the naked eye from Earth. But just how far away is the cluster? New results help determine a more accurate distance and suggest a troubling error in a previous study.
The number and luminosity distribution of white dwarfs stars can be used to help figure out the past history of the Galactic halo.