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Black Holes Have an Appetite for Stars

It seems that black holes have appetites large enough to swallow stars. Astronomers at the University of Utah and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have…


Rogue Planets Captured by Stars

According to a new study set to be published this week, rogue planets might not be alone forever. The study details how rogue planets are…




Origins of Type Ia Supernovae

While studying SN 2011fe and using X-ray and ultraviolet observations from NASA’s Swift satellite, researchers were able to provide new insights into the origins of…