Massive Stars Forming in Tarantula Nebula

Massive Stars: Can They Form on Their Own?

Massive stars produce the heavier elements from which we're all made. Find out how the Hubble Telescope is shedding new light on where they came from. (4:30 min read time)

Heavy Metals

Where Do Heavy Metals Come From? Encore Set!

Scientists have proven that the heavy chemical elements appear when two neutron stars collide. Find out how they did it and what it means for all of us. (4:00 min read)