White dwarf surrounded by debris disk (art)

Stellar Science

Ancient White Dwarf Hosts Planetary Graveyard

Scientists have discovered one of the oldest planetary graveyards in the Milky Way: a cool white dwarf "polluted" with rocky debris.

an illustration of a flaring red dwarf, with a disk of gas and dust containing an earth-like exoplanet.

Exoplanets

Shields Up: Red Dwarf Worlds Might Adapt to Hostile Systems

Worlds around red dwarf stars might build an ozone "shield" in response to stellar flares.

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