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Death of Stars


Cosmic Beacons May 21, 2010

Radio Programs

Bright Merger A brilliant lightshow from a pair of stars January 6, 2022

White Dwarfs Squeezing the heart of a star December 3, 2021

Necroplanetology A field of study just made for Halloween October 31, 2021

Ring Nebula Blowing bubbles around a dying star July 4, 2019

Disappearing Star A potential firecracker fizzles out August 23, 2017

More Northern Crown The “re-death” of two dead stars May 28, 2017

Moon and Spica Different fates for stellar siblings May 8, 2017

Black-Hole Feast A black hole feasts on a big star April 26, 2017

Fast Bursts Explaining a new kind of outburst January 18, 2017

Featured Images

white dwarf destroys and orbiting companion

Ghoulish Star October 31, 2021

Universal Chemistry March 6, 2017

NGC 6543, the Cat's Eye Nebula

Pure Artistry April 9, 2016