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The star Betelgeuse died out a bit in 2019. Astronomers think they know why

The star Betelgeuse died out a bit in 2019. Astronomers think they know why

The star Betelgeuse visibly faded in 2019. Now, a new analysis reveals why: Betelgeuse exploded and is still recovering. The red supergiant star, located about 530 light-years from Earth, is one of the brightest in the night sky. The star forms the shoulder of the constellation Orion (The Hunter). It’s also geriatric: Betelgeuse is nearing …

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The star Betelgeuse died out a bit in 2019. Astronomers think they know why

The star Betelgeuse died out a bit in 2019. Astronomers think they know why

The star Betelgeuse visibly faded in 2019. Now, a new analysis reveals why: Betelgeuse exploded and is still recovering. The red supergiant star, located about 530 light-years from Earth, is one of the brightest in the night sky. The star forms the shoulder of the constellation Orion (The Hunter). It’s also geriatric: Betelgeuse is nearing …

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Another Steelers robbery: Why George Pickens looks like Pittsburgh's next wide-choice star after first round

Another Steelers robbery: Why George Pickens looks like Pittsburgh’s next wide-choice star after first round

It is the long-standing neglect of a specific, prominent position in the first round of the draft that you do not have heard about in excess over the past three years. Of course, I’m referring to the Steelers and the fact that they haven’t picked a first-round receiver since Santonio Holmes was drafted in 2006 …

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Jennette McCurdy's "Child Star" memoir isn't a juicy Nickelodeon reveal.  It's better.

Jennette McCurdy’s “Child Star” memoir isn’t a juicy Nickelodeon reveal. It’s better.

On August 9, the day her high-profile memoir was released, Jennette McCurdy took part in a Q&A session in Brooklyn, NY. Much of the crowd was there for one purpose: They adored the actress-turned-writer on Nickelodeon shows iCarly and sam and cat, both of which aired nearly a decade or more ago now. McCurdy was …

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Olivia Newton-John, pop singer and 'Grease' star, dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, pop singer and ‘Grease’ star, dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, who sang some of the biggest hits of the 1970s and 80s while recasting her virgin girl-next-door image into a spandex-clad vixen – a transformation mirrored in miniature by her starring role in ‘Grease’ , one of the most popular musicals of its time – died Monday at her ranch in Southern California. …

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A loss: Clu Gulager died at the age of 93 and was known for starring in classic westerns and horror films, such as Return of the Living Dead (1985);  photographed in 2006

Return of the Living Dead star Clu Gulager dies at 93 of ‘natural causes’

Clu Gulager, a leading television and film actor since the late 1950s, has died aged 93. The talented star has had roles in a total of 165 IMDB projects over the course of her career, with her last role in Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The actor’s daughter-in-law, Diane Goldner, …

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Gary Neville hits out at Man United star for creating ‘messy’ situation

‘I’m a bit disappointed in him’: Gary Neville slams Cristiano Ronaldo for creating a ‘messy’ start to life at Manchester United for new boss Erik ten Hag… and he calls on the Portuguese superstar to face up and end to the “unpleasant” release saga Gary Neville admitted he was ‘disappointed’ with Cristiano Ronaldo’s conduct The …

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The 'black widow' neutron star has devoured its companion to become the heaviest ever found

The ‘black widow’ neutron star has devoured its companion to become the heaviest ever found

Enlarge / A spinning neutron star periodically swings its radio (green) and gamma (magenta) beams in front of Earth. A black widow pulsar heats the opposite side of its stellar partner to temperatures twice as hot as the Sun’s surface and slowly evaporates it. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomers have determined the heaviest neutron …

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Planet Super-Earth passes through the habitable zone of the red dwarf star

Astronomers have discovered a “super-Earth” orbiting a red dwarf star just 37 light-years from our solar system. The exoplanet Ross 508 b touches the so-called habitable zone of its parent star, the zone in which surface temperatures are adapted to allow the existence of liquid water, a key ingredient of life. The newly discovered exoplanet …

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When Karan Johar told Tabu she was 'wasted' in Aamir Khan-starrer Fanaa, she said: 'Didn't want to steal the film from anybody...'

Star salaries must be balanced against the film’s budget: Alia Bhatt

RECOGNIZING the economic impact of the pandemic on the film industry, star actor and producer Alia Bhatt told Express Adda on Monday that producers and stars are engaged in a “reassessment” over the salaries of A-listers and whether they should be balanced against the film’s budget. Responding to a question on whether there has been …

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