High-mass stars are rarely solitary: Binary stars are more common than thought

High-mass stars are rarely solitary, according to new research. For several years, astronomers observed 800 celestial objects that are up to one hundred times heavier than our sun. More than 90 per cent have turned out to be multiple systems. These data support the theory that heavy stars are already formed as twins. High mass stars are rarely solitary: Binary stars are more common than thought

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