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HR 8799
Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star (HR 8799) are destined to be pin-balled around their Solar System when their Sun eventually dies, according to a study led by the University of Warwick that peers into its future. Astronome...
Keywords: ... 99, main-sequence, press release, star, University of Warwick ...

Protoplanet Collision
Astronomers using the ALMA telescope reported in 2021 the first detection of carbon monoxide (CO) gas in the terrestrial planet region surrounding a young star. Planet formation models predict that in the last stage of planetary assembly, terrestrial...
Keywords: ... planetoid, press release, protoplanet, University of Warwick ...

Propeller Star J0240 - V2
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have identified the first eclipsing magnetic propeller in a cataclysmic variable star system, according to research forthcoming in the Astrophysical Journal. The system J0240 comprises a highly magnetic whi...
Keywords: ... gnetism, press release, propeller star, University of Warwick ...

Dangers of Low-Earth Orbit
Artwork showing two of the potential dangers of low-Earth orbit. Since the late 1950s, the amount of junk in orbit around the Earth has escalated dramatically. The debris includes pieces of old spacecraft and objects accidentally dropped by astronaut...
Keywords: ... ft, space craft, space junk, the Earth, University of Warwick ...

Supernova Progenitor HD265435
Astronomers led by a team from Warwick University have found a binary star which they believe is heading towards a supernova. Light variations from the system (called HD265435) indicate that the larger star is distorted into a teardrop shape by its d...
Keywords: ... s release, progenitor, star, supernova, University of Warwick, white dwarf, X-ra ...

White Dwarf G29-38 Accreting Debris
Artist's impression of a white dwarf, G29-38, accreting planetary material from a circumstellar debris disk. When the planetary material hits the white dwarf surface, a plasma is formed and cools via detectable X-ray emission....
Keywords: ... ebris, dust, limb, press release, ring, University of Warwick, white dwarf, X-ra ...

Planet Collision
Astronomers from the University of Warwick and Leiden Observatory have observed an even which they believe is the first of its kind detected - the aftermath of a collision between two planets. The collision caused the two bodies to merge into a giant...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astrophysics, Blender 3D, collision, debris, impact, Leiden Obs...

Sandwiched Planets
Researchers from the University of Warwick commissioned this illustration to support their press release about small planets forming via a new mechanism. Observations show that protoplanetary discs - pancakes of gas that surround new stars, inside of...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astrophysics, Blender 3D, planet formation, press release, prop...

Sandwiched Planets - Portrait
Researchers from the University of Warwick commissioned this illustration to support their press release about small planets forming via a new mechanism. Observations show that protoplanetary discs - pancakes of gas that surround new stars, inside of...
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astrophysics, Blender 3D, planet formation, press release, prop...

White Dwarfs Accreting Debris
Astronomers from the University of Warwick, UK, have observed a pair of old white dwarf stars, both of which have had their atmospheres polluted by infalling planetary material. The two stars do not orbit each others and are not related. One is a coo...
Keywords: accretion, Adobe Photoshop, asteroids, astrophysics, atmosphere, Blender 3D, pol...

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