Brown Dwarf Photos: Failed Stars and Stellar Misfits Revealed

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WISE Discoveries of Brown Dwarfs

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Brown dwarfs are oddities of space. They are neither star nor planet, but instead a comic misfit - failed stars that never burned hot enough to ignite…Read More »

into a full-blown star. See images of these strange objects from across the universe in this gallery. HERE: Our cosmic backyard as seen from 30 light-years away. Red circles indicate the discoveries of brown dwarfs by NASA's WISE space telescope.   Less «
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