Paul Robertson, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn State, said that it had explained, for the first time, all the previous and somewhat conflicting observations of the intriguing dwarf star
Gliese 581, a faint star with less mass than our Sun that is just 20 light years from Earth.
The researchers, in a study published in the journal Science, found the remains came from an asteroid that was ripped apart by the distant white dwarf star
200 million years ago.
Bean and Kempton looked at the light spectrum signature from the large planet as it passed in front of the dwarf star
, and the result led to two possible conclusions: steam bath or haze.
Containing two stars that are orbited by two planets the system, called NN Serpentis, looks a little like two coloured balls, a red ball and a bright white dwarf star
posing as a cue ball.
RED Dwarf star
Danny John-Jules - accused of attacking two binmen with a samurai sword - has vowed: "I will clear my name in front of a judge.
Its sun is the red dwarf star
, Gliese 581, located within 100 stars of our own solar system.
It may become a dwarf star
, with all its matter squeezed more tightly together.
UCLA astronomers discovered a surprisingly high abundance of dust orbiting an ancient, dead white dwarf star
, GD 362--a discovery that foreshadows our solar system's eventual end.
Good on the Red Dwarf star
for risking life and limb for The Games, but now he's back on dry land and joins the Corrie cast as a new driver for Streetcars.
Red Dwarf star
Craig Charles, actor Jonathon Morris, singer Kevin Simm and Brookside's Philip Olivier led complaints, with only former heartthrob Chesney Hawkes happy to don the nappy-style garb
Red Dwarf star
Craig Charles, 40, sneered: "He won't be my friend.
RED DWARF star
Craig Charles is being chased by a top hotel after failing to pay his bar bill.