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#White Dwarf

# white-dwarf - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago

The “star” was actually a colossal hydrogen explosion which produced a burst of light 300,000 times brighter than our Sun.

# white-dwarf - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space

Coldest, dimmest white dwarf ever detected has been located in space about 900 light-years from Earth.

# white-dwarf - Monday 14 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Astronomy Ireland lecture asks: what happens when the Sun dies? End Of The World This post contains videos

Astronomy Ireland lecture asks: what happens when the Sun dies?

Longing for a lecture on how your home planet is going to be consumed by a fiery ball of apocalyptic hell? Well, you’re in luck…