A white dwarf sounds harmless enough. It’s the small, dead core of a once-normal star like the Sun. But to a close companion star, a white dwarf is anything but harmless.
A bright star and a brighter planet are staging a beautiful encounter in the evening sky. They’re quite close together tonight, and will pass even closer over the next few nights.
There’s little doubt that the larger star in the system known as Eta Carinae will soon expire — and in spectacular fashion. But just how spectacular remains uncertain.
The team cut the former Cal Berkeley star on Friday. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.
The official preview trailer for writer/director Michael Polish’s film “Big Sur,” based on the Jack Kerouac book of the same name has been released…
Kate Bosworth & Michael Polish met on the set of “Big Sur” in 2011 shortly after the actress called it quits with Alexander Skarsgard…
Gia Allemand’s boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, 25, has spoken up about the reality TV star’s death.
With friend Seth Rogen by his side, actor and Palo Alto native James Franco received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday…
Alex Morgan’s looping header gave the U.S. women’s soccer team a dramatic 4-3 overtime victory over Canada on Monday night.
KCBS sports anchor Steve Bitker asked John Madden if anyone in NFL history compared to the come-out-of-nowhere success story of New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin of Palo Alto.