Daily Archives: April 9, 2010

Mysterious fadeouts…

Remember Epsilon Aurigae? Well, it looks like the mystery behind it is at least partially solved! Since 1821, the star has been observed to drop in brightness every 27 years. Now, by using the CHARA array at Georgia State University, … Continue reading

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H three plus

After my last post, I was asked by my friend Alice (from over at the zooniverse*) about what kind of tenuous chemical bonds might form in interstellar space, and why they might be destroyed at higher pressures. I agreed to … Continue reading

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