Red dwarf

Cosmology: Extreme radiation outburst in our neighborhood

At least two exoplanets “only” four light years away orbit their red dwarf star Proxima Centauri. Should humanity ever succeed in launching interstellar missions, these celestial bodies could be our first target. But Proxima Centauri is – typical for red dwarfs – anything but a calm central star, as Meredith MacGregor from the University of … Read more