The hottest white dwarf in the Galaxy

Tubingen, Germany (SPX) Nov 27, 2015

Astronomers at the Universities of Tubingen and Potsdam have identified the hottest white dwarf ever discovered in our Galaxy. With a temperature of 250,000 degrees Celsius, this dying star at the outskirts of the Milky Way has already even entered its cooling phase.

The researchers also were the first to observe an intergalactic gas cloud moving towards the Milky Way – indicating that gal —> Read More