Astronomers look into heart of exploding star
Astronomers look into heart of exploding star

An international team of astronomers has been able to see into the heart of an exploding star, revealing how gamma-ray emissions are produced - something which mystified astronomers when they were first observed in 2012.

Secret life of binary stars revealed

In a new study, researchers have revealed the workings of a celestial event involving binary stars that results in an explosion so powerful it ranks close to supernovae in luminosity.

Extraordinary pairs of red dwarfs discovered in Milky Way

Using the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Hawaii, a team of astronomers have discovered four pairs of stars that orbit each other in less than 4 hours.

Black holes `eat binary star partners` to grow

There are two ways to grow a supermassive black hole: with gas clouds and with stars.

Scientists discover planets around elderly binary star

Scientists have discovered a planetary system consisting of at least two massive Jupiter-like planets.