Mergers of a duo of binary neutron stars, such as GW 170817, provide a treasure trove of information about how matter behaves under such […]

Neutron stars are born as the result of the fatal supernova explosion of a massive star, combined with gravitational collapse, that […]

The Irish novelist James Joyce (1882-1941) had a drunken character in Finnegan’s Wake raise a quart of dark beer to […]

Long-period comets sport periods that range from 200 years to thousands of years. These frozen objects also display highly eccentric orbits. […]

Most comets are small Solar System objects that travel elongated orbits that carry them close to our Star for part […]

The mysterious super puff planets are sometimes referred to as “cotton candy planets” because they sport the density of cotton candy. New […]