Resin Heroes

Blue Vampire Star Caught Sucking Red Giant’s Gas



Astronomers have captured the best-ever image of a star sucking the gas away from its bloated, dying companion.

The mechanics of stellar vampirism, however, proved less dramatic than astronomers anticipated. They expected to see hot gas funneling from a cool red giant star into a hot, dense blue star. Instead they saw mostly nothing.

via Blue Vampire Star Caught Sucking Red Giant’s Gas | Wired Science | Wired.com.