News tagged with longstanding mystery

Oddball stars explained

( -- New observations solve longstanding mystery of tipped rotation. In addition to shedding light on how binary stars form, the explanation knocks down a possible challenge to Einstein's theory of relativity.

dateSep 17, 2009 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 2

Solar moss shakes at 16,000 km an hour

( —Using a state-of-the-art ultraviolet camera, two astronomers from Northumbria University have obtained exceptionally sharp images of 'solar Moss', bright features on the Sun that may hold the key to a longstanding ...

dateJun 23, 2014 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 1