Latest Dwarf Stories
Scientists using the Very Large Telescope (VLT) created the world’s first map of the weather on the surface of a brown dwarf.
Astronomers are getting to know the neighbors better. Our sun resides within a spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy about two-thirds of the way out from the center. It lives in a fairly calm, suburb-like area with an average number of stellar residents.
GILROY, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, a non-profit organization and California's only horticultural theme park, officially opens its Middle Earth Event on Saturday, October 31, 2009.
By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harry Potter is battling another angst-ridden teen magician -- at least in book stores. Christopher Paolini's "Eldest," the tale of magically gifted farm-boy Eragon and his dragon Saphira and their fight against an evil empire, has knocked J.K.
Red Dwarf -- A red dwarf is a small star on the main sequence, either late K or M spectral type. They have a diameter and mass of less than one-third that of the Sun (down to 0.08 solar masses, which are Brown dwarves) and a surface temperature of less than 3,500 K. They emit little light, sometimes as little as 1/10,000th that of the sun. Due to the slow rate at which they burn hydrogen red dwarves have a enormous lifespan, estimates range from a tens of billions up to trillions of...
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