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dwarf

verb control, dominate, minimize, rise above, stunt, tower over
Associated concepts: federal government's laws dwarfing state laws, supremacy clause
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When scientists previously estimated the total number of stars, they assumed that all galaxies had the same ratio of dwarf stars as the Milky Way, which is spiral-shaped.
They say the star system will have seen "dramatic changes" recently and the cue ball of the snooker system - the white dwarf star - may have caused violent changes to its own orbit and the orbit of other planets.
The newly discovered super-Earth LHS 1140b orbits in the habitable zone around a faint red dwarf star, named LHS 1140, in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster).
A team of astronomers has identified possibly the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever detected.
The white dwarf star is in the constellation Virgo, 463 light years from e arth.
Astronomers have discussed theories about the possibility of crystallized white dwarf stars for decades.
A large team of Japanese scientists hypothesized that "Type Ia supernova could be the result of a white dwarf star consuming helium from a companion star.
As these high energy particles whip through space, they release radiation in a lighthouse-like beam which lashes across the face of the cool red dwarf star, causing the entire system to brighten and fade dramatically every 1.
All these solutions involve a white dwarf star that somehow increases in mass to the highest limit.
On August 24 at 03:59 Universal time, telescopes at the Palomar Observatory in southern California captured a white dwarf star just 21 million light-years away--the next state over, astronomically--as it went supernova, exploding in a blaze of light.
RED Dwarf star Danny John-Jules was yesterday found guilty of attacking two dustmen.
RED Dwarf star Daniel John-Jules was arrested yesterday on suspicion of attacking two bin men with a samurai sword.