Quantcast

Latest Francesco Ferraro Stories

74f33522edfebf379b88498f847dd79f1
2009-12-23 14:20:00

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have uncovered two distinct kinds of "rejuvenated" stars in the globular cluster Messier 30.

d7e7f0c093a47f27cf82180fce63490a1
2009-11-25 12:30:00

Peering through the thick dust clouds of our galaxy’s "bulge" (the myriads of stars surrounding its center), and revealing an amazing amount of detail, a team of astronomers has unveiled an unusual mix of stars in the stellar grouping known as Terzan 5.

d634636f054008dd4a000cce49cb0dd3
2006-10-03 08:54:55

Astronomers have found possible proofs of stellar vampirism in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
Related