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White dwarf - Wikipedia
A white dwarf, also called a degenerate dwarf, is a stellar core remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter. A white dwarf is very dense: its mass is ...

The White Dwarf That Survived - Sky & Telescope
Astronomers find a small white dwarf that could be the burned remains of a failed supernova explosion that kicked it out of the Milky Way

White Dwarf (TV Movie 1995) - IMDb
In a distant future New York, medical student Driscoll Rampart accomplishes his internship at Rusta, a rural planet that doesn't revolve around its axis and therefore ...

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Explore a universe of black holes, dark matter, and quasars... A universe full of extremely high energies, high densities, high pressures, and extremely ...

white dwarf stars -
Most stars in the universe will eventually burn off all of their hydrogen and become dead husks called white dwarfs.

BPM 37093 - Wikipedia
BPM 37093 (V886 Centauri) is a variable white dwarf star of the DAV, or ZZ Ceti, type, with a hydrogen atmosphere and an unusually high mass of approximately 1.1 ...

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Weird white dwarf pulsar baffles boffins as its pulsating pattern changes over decades
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Scientists trying to crack the mystery behind the fastest-pulsating white dwarf have found that its brightness levels change over a timescale of decades. AR Scorpii is a distant, peculiar binary star system located 380 light years away. It's made of a ...


Astronomers resolve mystery of white dwarf's mass
New observations of the white dwarf/red dwarf binary star 40 Eridani BC by astronomers at the U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) have revealed new, definitive values for the orbital period and masses of the components of this interesting stellar pair. A ...


V745 Sco: Two stars, three dimensions, and oodles of energy
For decades, astronomers have known about irregular outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco, which is located about 25000 light years from Earth.

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A one-of-a-kind star found to change over decades // News // Notre ...
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Astronomers studying the unique binary star system AR Scorpii have discovered the brightness of the system has changed over the past decade. The new ...

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Astrophysicist Predicts Detached, Eclipsing White Dwarfs to Merge ...
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Astrophysicist, Mukremin Kilic, and his team have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods of 40 and 46 minutes, ...

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Popular Science

Found: A star that last dazzled astronomers in 1437
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The white dwarf—a star about the size of our planet, but with the mass of our sun—pulls hydrogen off of its red opponent. When enough hydrogen builds up on the white dwarf's surface, a massive explosion like a hydrogen bomb goes off, making the star ...
Historical Observations Reveal Ancient NovaSky & Telescope
Astronomers discover an ancient exploding star after a 30-year ...Washington Post
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A University of Oklahoma astrophysicist, Mukremin Kilic, and his team have discovered two detached, eclipsing double white dwarf binaries with orbital periods ...
Two White Dwarf Stars Will Either Blow Up Or MergeInternational Business Times

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The Keene Sentinel

Astronomers discover an ancient exploding star after a 30-year search
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During a nova, a white dwarf star sucks in hydrogen from a neighboring star, sheathing itself in a layer of stolen gas. Pressure builds into cataclysm. In 1437, this dwarf ejected its hydrogen shell in a flash so bright it could be seen from Scorpius ...

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Bizarre dead star may be a remnant of a mini stellar explosion
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Vennes and his colleagues focused on an unusual white dwarf named LP 40-365, which is located about 1,000 light-years from Earth. This object's mass is about 14 percent of the sun's mass, and its diameter is about 8 percent of the sun's. Unusually, it ...


Astronomers Discover Fluctuations in Brightness of Unique Binary Star System
The binary star system the researchers were studying is called AR Scorpii and over the past decade has experienced varying levels of brightness, more than doubling at certain times. AR Scorpii consists of a white dwarf star that interacts mysteriously ...

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