What does a disk around a binary star look like? One possibility, recently observed around a young star for the first time, is that it is flipped on its side—its rotation is perpendicular to the orbit of the binary system!
Two (stars) aren’t always better than one, especially when you’re trying to track down dark matter in tiny galaxies.
What secrets are hiding in the archives of the GALEX satellite?
Are planets just as likely to form around binary stars as they are around single stars? Today’s authors are asking this very question.
A mysterious pair of stars speeding through the outskirts of our galaxy together puzzles astronomers
We still lack a good understanding of the source of ionizing photons in the early Universe. Can envelope-stripping from a binary companion help stars to re-ionize the early universe?