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Astronomers observed a white dwarf X-ray explosion for the first time
Thanks to pure coincidence, the eROSITA telescope has captured the first-ever views of an X-ray explosion from a white dwarf star.
Astronomers witness 'zombie' star devouring dead planet remains
Astronomers have detected out-of-place elements on the surface of a white dwarf star that may have come from dead planet remains.
500,000 miles away something is being slowly eaten by this star
Data from NASA's X-ray observatory has been found to contain evidence of something being consumed by a star 500,000 miles away.
White dwarf star seen switching 'on and off' for the first time ever
For the first time, Astronomers have seen a white dwarf star switching 'on and off', paving the way for deeper understanding.
Smallest and most massive white dwarf ever seen was just found
Researchers have just located what appears to be the smallest and most massive white dwarf that astronomers have ever seen.