Stellar Encounters and Scholz’s Star

We often think of the universe as being dauntingly large, so much so that traveling to the neareststar system, currently Proxima Centauri, seems only just within theoretical reach and eventhen, it will take many years to accomplish getting there.As a result, the idea of actually colonizing worlds that orbit other stars seems far inthe future,…

Stellar Classifications and Habitable Zones

When contemplating the possibility of other life in the universe, the main starting pointfor any star system is, well, it’s parent star.First and foremost, for life to be possible in a star system, the star itself must allowfor it.There are many that do not, for example giant stars that simply don’t live long enoughfor life…