Binary Stars

A binary star is a system of two stars that are gravitationally bound to and in orbit around each other.

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Like the 90s, binary stars are back in style

Planets form differently around binary stars

What’s the Link Between Gamma Ray Bursts and Supernovae? It Might Be Binary Stars

Astronomers find no young binary stars near Milky Way's black hole

Ultracool dwarf binary stars break records

It’s Already Hard Enough to Block a Single Star’s Light to See its Planets. But Binary Stars? Yikes

Lots of Tatooine-like planets around binary stars may be habitable

These Binary Stars Are So Close Together That Their Year Is Only 20.5 Hours Long

Ultracool dwarf binary stars break records

Binary Stars Live Complicated Lives, Especially Near the End

Binary Stars May Stymie Life As We Know It, ALMA Observations Indicate

Planets Of Binary Stars As Possible Homes For Alien Life

Planets of binary stars as possible homes for alien life

New Targets in Search for Extraterrestrial Life: Planets of Binary Stars As Homes for Alien Life

Binary stars keep masquerading as black holes

Star-hoppers: planets bouncing between binary stars

Astronomers Spot Second-Generation Planet-Forming Disks around Ancient Binary Stars

Star Wars Day: Watch Out Tatooine! Five Binary Stars Could Be Hiding Earth-Like Planets That Support Life

Our Part of the Galaxy is Packed with Binary Stars

We’re absolutely surrounded by binary stars, new 3D map from ESA's Gaia satellite shows