Month: September 2016

Star Talk: Planets Around Expired Stars

“Planets Around Expired Stars”, presented by Professor Yanqin Wu Abstract: Professor Yanqin Wu investigates the formation and evolution of planets, both inside and outside our own Solar System. Her current attention is devoted to a recently discovered puzzle, the presence of planetary systems around white dwarf stars, stars that have lived through their lives and…
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August 2016: Picture of the Month

Our Sun is most likely formed some five billion years ago in a similar stellar nursery such as NGC7129.