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An immensely powerful flare from a tiny red dwarf is helping us understand just how important these stars can be to giving life across the universe to chance to develop.
It turns out that one of the oldest objects in the known universe is only a few thousand light years from Earth.
Want to get a good guess as to how old a star is? Just listen to its hum...
Astronomers find a star that's larger, brighter, and heavier than what we thought could still exist.
Astronomers spotted evidence of a very rare event that only happens to the largest and heaviest stars: an antimatter-fueled supernova.