Barbara Causey | Obituary | Terre Haute Tribune Star

Barbara Spiers Causey July 25, 2022 Barbara Spiers Causey, of Williamsburg, VA, formerly of Terre Haute, IN, passed away Monday, July 25, 2022. Born in Roanoke, VA to Robert Jarret Spiers and Helen Virginia Hankla. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1961 from Westhampton College – University of Richmond. She received her … Read more

Kolpack: Biological sons of former Bison football star take trip down memory lane – InForum

Fargo It’s been less than a year since Jimmie Lee Bishop, Jonathan Wright and Thomas Moede discovered that they share the same biological father, an unexpected bringing together of brothers that has been nothing short of sensational. They laugh, talk and hang around each other like they’ve been doing it for years. It makes a … Read more

Watching the death of a rare giant star – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A University of Arizona-led team of astronomers has created a detailed, three-dimensional image of a dying hypergiant star. The team, led by UArizona researchers Ambesh Singh and Lucy Ziurystraced the distribution, directions and velocities of a variety of molecules surrounding a red hypergiant star known as VY Canis Majoris. Credit: NASA / ESA / Hubble … Read more

Mysterious ‘blue blobs’ reveal a new kind of star system – BIOENGINEER.ORG

University of Arizona astronomers have identified five examples of a new class of stellar system. They’re not quite galaxies and only exist in isolation. University of Arizona astronomers have identified five examples of a new class of stellar system. They’re not quite galaxies and only exist in isolation. The new stellar systems contain only young, … Read more

Benjamin Han, MD, MPH recognized with 2022 AFAR Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research – BIOENGINEER.ORG

New York, NY – The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of Benjamin Han, MD, MPH, with the 2022 Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research. Credit: … Read more

A weird star produced the fastest nova on record – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Astronomers are buzzing after observing the fastest news ever recorded. The unusual event drew scientists’ attention to an even more unusual star. As they study it, they may find answers to not only the nova’s many baffling traits, but to larger questions about the chemistry of our solar system, the death of stars and the … Read more

Wandering star disrupts stellar nursery – BIOENGINEER.ORG

From a zoomed out, distant view, star-forming cloud L483 appears normal. But when a Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists zoomed in closer and closer, things became weirder and weirder. From a zoomed out, distant view, star-forming cloud L483 appears normal. But when a Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists zoomed in closer and closer, things became … Read more

Simulations reveal hydrodynamics of planetary engulfment by expanding star – BIOENGINEER.ORG

When our sun exhausts the hydrogen fuel in its core some 5 billion years from now, it will expand to become a red giant, engulfing the inner planets. The dynamics and possible outcomes of planetary engulfment are poorly understood, but it is thought to be a relatively common fate for planetary systems. Credit: Image credit: … Read more

This newly discovered neutron star might light the way for a whole new class of stellar object

Neutron stars are the collapsed cores of massive stars. Those that emit beams of electromagnetic radiation are classified as pulsars (Image credit: Shutterstock) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Manisha Caleb (opens in new tab)Lecturer, University of Sydney The discovery of … Read more

A Planetary Breakup, Hercules Star Cluster, and the Harp Constellation

Skywatchers in June will want to see the planets Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, and Venus, the Hercules Cluster, and the constellation Lyra. What’s Up for June? A planetary breakup, prime viewing for a well-known star cluster, and the constellation Lyra. Skywatching highlights for June 2022 include the gathering of four naked-eye planets ([{” attribute=””>Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, … Read more