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Star System

Super-Ancient Solar System Discovered

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.30.2015 | Science

Since it was launched in 2009, NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope has identified more than 1,000 exoplanets and almost 4,200 exoplanet "cand...

WATCH: Dwarf Star Confirms Prediction Made Decades Ago

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 04.19.2014 | Science

Astronomers have observed a white dwarf acting as a magnifying glass for another, Sun-like star that it is orbiting. The binary star system, 808 parse...

LOOK: Star's Distant 'Ring' Stuns Astronomers | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Alien planets may be forming inside a giant gas ring located surprisingly far from its young parent star, scientists say. In fact, the planet-formi...

Sun-Like Star May Break Astronomical Record

Posted 04.27.2012 | Science

By: Denise Chow Published: 04/26/2012 05:29 PM EDT on A star already known to host five alien planets may actually be home to a whopping...

The Ramifications Of Giving A Burger Joint One Star

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home

A great many chefs have long been troubled and angered, by the star system. It's a square-peg-round-hole situation. Yet nationwide, newspapers continue to insist that their critics employ the star system as though nothing's changed the past few generations.