The rocky world, with its baking-hot surface, is likely not habitable.
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Research helps solve some of the mysteries about how stars come to be and to what extent molecular clouds in interstellar space play a role.
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Towns and cities create an orange glow on the horizon at night. It's so widespread that it even disturbs sea creatures.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research sheds light on how and when stars in our galaxy made carbon, "ending up within the raw material from which the sun and its planetary system..."
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Astronomers say big cool patches on the Betelgeuse star likely drove its surprise dimming last year.
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"We don't know if this object is the heaviest known neutron star, or the lightest known black hole, but either way it breaks a record."
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"This tells us that the basic organic chemistry needed for life is present in the raw gas prior to the formation of stars and planets."
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