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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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Researchers also discovered that planets orbiting red dwarf stars have a similar so-called radius gap that planets around solar-type stars are supposed to possess.
Its biggest weakness might be the assumption that the chemical composition of dwarf stars is the same in elliptical galaxies as in the Milky Way.
Red dwarf stars are massive enough to support hydrogen fusion, like the sun.
The white dwarf star is in the constellation Virgo, 463 light years from e arth.
This cosmic gemstone is in fact a white dwarf star, or the slowly cooling remnant of a star that once was a little more massive than our Sun.
We know, for instance, that one of the stars in the binary system - the one that will eventually explode - must be a carbon-oxygen rich white dwarf star, the remnant of the main sequence star much like the sun.
An exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star 40 light-years from Earth may be the new holder of the title best place to look for signs of life beyond the Solar System.
Scientists have known for long now than a Type Ia supernova is primarily a white dwarf star in a binary system collapsing in on itself and then exploding.
Red dwarf stars are smaller, cooler, and fainter than our Sun.
Astronomers studying the atmospheres of planet-munching white dwarf stars have found that some stellar meals include the same ingredients as Earth.
But some of those exoplanets orbit red dwarf stars that researchers are unsure would provide the correct conditions for life on those planets, even if they are in the habitable zone.
London, September 28 ( ANI ): The supernova explosion of the year 1006 - the brightest stellar event ever recorded in history - was probably caused by the merger of two white dwarf stars, scientists have found.