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By Susie Murph on February 10, 2020 in

Today’s main story looks at the weird star HD 101584 and explains its odd looks with a stellar merger gone berserk. Additional news includes CHEOPS first light images, and new results from Rosetta mission about comet C/G 67P and its orbital color changes. Incredible Image Shows The Extraordinary Aftermath of One Star Engulfing Another (Science […]

By Susie Murph on January 24, 2020 in

No, Betelgeuse still hasn’t exploded, but other things have gone boom in the past and today we look at the results of one of the brightest supernovae, SN2006gy, and the oldest supernovae that went into forming the metal poor ancient star J0815+4729. Understanding these objects takes powerful computers, and we also discuss how new materials […]