jun 092012
 
Just a  Few Brown Dwarfs Close to Home

  Astronomers are getting to know the neighbors better. Our sun resides within a spiral arm of our Milky Way galaxy known as the Orion Arm, about two-thirds of the way out from the center. It lives in a fairly calm, suburb-like area with an average number of stellar residents. Recently, NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has [continue reading]