stellar explosions

Meteorites remember conditions of stellar explosions

Radioactivity in meteorites sheds light on origin of heaviest elements in our solar system. A team of international researchers went back to the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion…

Modelling extreme magnetic fields …

… and temperature variation on distant stars New research is helping to explain one of the big questions that has perplexed astrophysicists for the past 30 years – what causes…

NASA's TESS presents panorama of southern sky

“Analysis of TESS data focuses on individual stars and planets one at a time, but I wanted to step back and highlight everything at once, really emphasizing…

Stardust in the Antarctic snow provides information on the environment of the solar system

The quantity of cosmic dust that trickles down to Earth each year ranges between several thousand and ten thousand tons. Most of the tiny particles come from…

Nuclear Masses Measured to within a Hair’s Precision

No one likes to say exactly how much they weigh. Rare atomic nuclei are similarly coy, obviously not because of their own volition, but rather because they are…