Scientists spot strange lasers coming towards Earth from space ant nebula

An international team of astronomers has identified a rare laser phenomenon shining from the heart of the planetary nebula Menzel 3, otherwise known as the Ant Nebula. The discovery suggests the presence of an as yet unseen companion star, hiding at the core of the chaotic cosmic structure... Continue Reading Laser emissions discovered emerging from the Ant Nebula Category: Space Tags: Laser Nebula Stars White dwarf Related Articles: Everyone's favorite nebula harbors a surprising secret Hubble images neutron star at the heart of the Crab Nebula Hubble's take on the Messier catalog is stunning to behold A spectral Saturn shines in new ESO nebula snap ESO's OmegaCam captures a two billion pixel nebula view New research confirms spectacular de

Scientists spot strange lasers coming towards Earth from space ant nebula

The stunning process of dying stars might be even more dramatic than it first appeared

Thu 17 May 18 from The Independent

Laser emissions discovered emerging from the Ant Nebula

An international team of astronomers has identified a rare laser phenomenon shining from the heart of the planetary nebula Menzel 3, otherwise known as the Ant Nebula. The discovery ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Gizmag

Unusual laser emission in the Ant Nebula suggests hidden double star system

An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a double star system hidden at the heart of the "spectacular" Ant Nebula.

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

The Red Rectangle

An extraordinary geometric nebula surrounds the star HD 44179.

Sun 13 May 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Ant Nebula Blasts Lasers, Suggesting Hidden Double-Star System

Unusual laser emissions beaming from the Ant Nebula suggest that it is home to a hidden double-star system and that one of the companion stars is nearing the end of its life, new research shows.

Mon 21 May 18 from SPACE.com

Rare Cosmic Laser Show Reveals Details of Binary Star System

Astronomers observed a rare laser emission that indicates a double star system is hidden inside the Ant Nebula. The phenomenon is connected to the death of a star, and was discovered by the ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Geek.com

Mystery laser emissions from space reveals stunning 'Ant Nebula' may be hiding a double star system

The extremely rare phenomenon is connected to the death of a star and was discovered in observations made by European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory.

Wed 16 May 18 from Daily Mail

Laser gives away double star system hiding in the Ant Nebula

The core of the famed Ant Nebula is home to a double star system, according to new research by an international team of astronomers.

Wed 16 May 18 from UPI

A space ant fires its lasers

Wed 16 May 18 from ESA

A laser from a space ant

Manchester UK (SPX) May 17, 2018 An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a double star system hidden at the heart of the ...

Thu 17 May 18 from SpaceDaily

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