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This Trait of Red Dwarf Star Systems Could Help Us Solve the Red Sky Paradox

This Trait of Red Dwarf Star Systems Could Help Us Solve the Red Sky Paradox

There is something very special about the Earth, apart from all the organisms crawling on it. It’s our star, the Sun, it’s weird: it’s a yellow dwarf. Sun-like stars are a minority in the Milky Way. It is estimated that less than 10% of the stars in our galaxy are G-type stars, like the Sun. …

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Gamma rays from a dwarf galaxy solve an astronomical puzzle

Gamma rays from a dwarf galaxy solve an astronomical puzzle

Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center A bright spot known as the ‘cocoon’, which appears to be inside one of the huge gamma-ray emanations from the center of our galaxy dubbed the ‘Fermi bubbles’, has puzzled astronomers since its discovery in 2012. In new research published in natural astronomy, we show that the cocoon is …

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