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Young star may be devouring a planet

Researchers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet. For decades, scientists have observed irregular dimming of RW Aur A, a young star in...

NASA captures imploding star in gorgeous 3D

NASA released a dazzling 3D image of the Crab Nebula on Sunday. Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA have combined the visible, infrared, and X-ray vision of the space agency’s...

Star Devouring Hottest-Known Alien Planet

The hottest-known planet in our galaxy is being stretched into the shape of a football and rapidly consumed by its parent star, new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope show....

10 Superstitions About Stars

In the days before the world was so readily connected — before the Internet, round-the-clock news stations, telephones and radio — humans relied on the natural world around them to...

How are stars formed?

It’s easy to see why so many world religions deify the sun. It powers life on Earth and holds our entire solar system together. Yet despite all its awe-inspiring brilliance,...

How the Death Star Works

There is no question that the last few years of world history have seen a fair share of chaos and disorder. With so much global unrest, governments worldwide are struggling...