“The next intriguing question would be whether life survived the star’s death or started all over again—a second genesis.”
Astronomers spent 20 years using a dead star as a gigantic "cosmic clock" to test a mind-blowing prediction of Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Astronomers have discovered a giant planet orbiting a white dwarf for the first time, giving us a new place to look for planets and a rare glimpse into the future of our Solar System.
Physicist Alexander Bataller recreated exotic cosmic phenomena on Earth using household materials.
After studying the remains of exoplanets that crashed into dead stars, scientists think that rocky planets similar to Earth and Mars are likely common outside of our solar system.