Why do the cores of stars spin more slowly than expected?

Under certain conditions, the cores of stars contract. When this happens, they start to spin faster than the external layers of the star. However, the study of oscillations in stars, asteroseismology, has uncovered an astonishing ...

Research unveils birthplace of gold-rich stars

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame and Tohoku University have revealed the birthplace of so-called "gold-rich" stars—stars with an abundance of heavy elements beyond iron, including the "jewelry store ...

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