Archive: 25/03/2011

Companion stars could cause unexpected X-rays

Many types of main sequence stars emit in the X-ray portion of the spectra. In massive stars, strong stellar winds ripping through the extended atmosphere of the star create X-ray photons. On lower mass stars, magnetic fields ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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A close-up look at the world's smallest book

What did Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joséphine de Beauharnais (the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte) and Stanley Marcus of the Neiman Marcus department store dynasty have in common? All were enchanted with the miniature ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Other
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