Simulations of the first groups of stars display a variety of shapes and sizes, and may provide clues as to where their ancestors are hiding today
Early in its history, cloudy weather could have helped Mars retain enough heat for liquid water to exist on its surface.
White dwarf stars are the final evolutionary state of most stars. They are everywhere in the Galaxy and are relatively easy to model. So can we learn about our Galaxy solely by studying them? The authors of today’s paper show us a way.
Image credits: ESO/Y. Beletsky.
Supernovae in dwarf galaxies can produce large amounts of cosmic rays, which can drastically affect the galaxies.
Have we caught a glimpse of some of the earliest black holes in the universe, and what does it mean for our understanding of the early universe?
What can aLIGO tell us about the earliest stars? Read today’s astrobite to find out!