Where does the dust in the universe come from? Today’s bite explains that luminous blue variables, a rare type of evolved massive star, may be the second most important producer of dust in galaxies.
How can tides help us find hidden compact companions and yield detailed physics on stellar binaries?
Today’s paper examines if a well-known correlation between gas mass and star formation rate holds on the scale of a single molecular cloud.
Heavy elements require extreme conditions to be produced. Today’s bite explores three unique stars that may give us additional clues on how that happens.
Massive stars live fast and die young, making metals along the way.