Largest star in the Milky Way is slowly dying and astronomers are watching

Largest star in the Milky Way is slowly dying and astronomers are watching

Three-dimensional models of astronomical objects can be ridiculously complex. They can range from black holes whose light doesn’t even escape to the literal size of the Universe and everything in between. But not all objects have received the necessary attention to develop a complete model of them, but we can officially add another very complex … Read more

Pluto’s moon has a mysterious red north pole, and we can finally find out why

Pluto's moon has a mysterious red north pole, and we can finally find out why

Pluto’s life partner, Charon, has a disarmingly red “cap.” Ever since New Horizons broke the moonfrom the rust-tinged North Pole during its 2015 flyby, scientists have been looking into the planetary processes responsible for the departure of such a bold landmark. Scientists first suspected that the iron-colored smear (dubbed Mordor Macula) was methane captured on … Read more