In addition to sporting the heavy mass of 130 to 250 times that of our Sun, candidate progenitor stars for pair-instability […]

Observing Type Ia supernovae must be accomplished quickly. This is because they flare into existence, and then dim to darkness, within only […]

All of the stars in the observable Universe, both large and small, live out their entire nuclear-fusing main-sequence “lives” by keeping a […]

The Universe is thought to have been born about 13.8 billion years ago in the form of an exquisitely small […]

Today, our Sun is still sufficiently youthful and bouncy to go on burning hydrogen in its heart by way of […]

Stars are a lot like people. They are born, and then go on to enjoy a playful childhood and active […]