Death of Stars

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Cosmic Beacons The stars that 'twinkle, twinkle' in the night...

Radio Programs

Zombie Stars The night of the living dead stars Thursday, July 17, 2014
Oxygen Breathing a creation of the stars Thursday, June 19, 2014
Moon and Spica Violent scenarios for a binary star Sunday, May 11, 2014
Pleiades White Dwarf A star that went gently into the night Saturday, October 12, 2013
Dumbbell Nebula A colorful final act Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Pulsar Tales Dead stars that won’t shut up Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Moon and Aldebaran The beginning of the end Thursday, July 4, 2013
Giant Blast Blasting apart a giant star Wednesday, July 3, 2013
‘Medium’ Nova A mid-size stellar explosion Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Close Companions A black hole devours a companion Monday, May 20, 2013
Supernova 1987A, II Hunting for an elusive neutron star Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Supernova 1987A Blasting a giant star to bits Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Moon and Antares Outshined by a flashy sibling Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Moon and Pleiades A big, bright stellar family Thursday, December 8, 2011
Moon and Antares Different stars, different lives Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Pollux Forging the element of life Sunday, May 15, 2011
Moon and Aldebaran Predicting the future of a star Thursday, April 7, 2011
Moon and Pleiades "Flashy" sisters in the evening sky Wednesday, April 6, 2011
NGC 4361 Sculpting a beautiful stellar corpse Sunday, April 3, 2011

Featured Images

Dumbbell Nebula, M27
Grand Finale Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Hubble Space Telescope view of Cat's Eye Nebula, a planetary nebula
Blowing Bubbles Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Hubble Space Telescope images of the aftermath of Supernova 1987A
Wave of Destruction Thursday, February 23, 2012
Hubble Space Telescope image of the aftermath of Supernova 1987A
Stellar Ghost Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Sirius B, the white-dwarf companion to Sirius, compared to the size of Earth
Stellar Afterlife Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Plumes of gas spew into space from the roiling surface of Betelgeuse, the bright
Stellar Timebomb Thursday, December 1, 2011
A view of NGC 3582, a large stellar nursery in Karina
Life and Death Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Infrared view of planetary nebula NGC 4361 in Corvus
Cotton-Candy Star Sunday, April 3, 2011

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