Star Lash! White Dwarf Literally Whipping Red Dwarf | Video

A red dwarf star is being 'lashed' with high speed electrons that are emanating from a nearby white dwarf star in binary system AR Scorpii. The rapidly spinning white dwarf is accelerating the electrons to nearly the speed of light and is creating 'lighthouse-like' beams, according to the European Space Agency. (Full Story)

credit : ESA/Hubble, L. Calçada, University of Warwick