This Binary Star Is A Super Hot Mess

This Binary Star Is A Super Hot Mess

160,000 light years away, the Tarantula Nebula houses many young, hot stars. But the weirdest is probably the “over-contact” binary named VFTS 352 whose two huge, hot surfaces are touching as they dance rapidly around. Whether as a gamma ray mega-burst or twin supernovas leaving binary black holes disrupting space-time, there’s no way this ends well.

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