Astronomers from VASCO detect nine star-like objects

Source: PIB What is the news? A study by an international collaboration of astronomers (VASCO project) has identified an occurrence of nine stars like objects that appeared and vanished in a small region within half an hour in an old photographic plate. Astronomers collaborating across countries track vanishing and appearing celestial objects by comparing old… Continue reading Astronomers from VASCO detect nine star-like objects

Sun like stars hold key for Li increase in the Universe

News: Scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics(IIA) have provided evidence for the first time that Lithium(Li) production is common among low mass Sun-like stars during their Helium (He) core burning phase. Facts: About the Study: Scientists performed a large-scale systematic investigation of the ‘He-flash’ (on-set of He-ignition at the star’s core via violent eruption)… Continue reading Sun like stars hold key for Li increase in the Universe