September's Stellar Space Simulations and Images
(Inside Science) -- This month, astronomers explored stellar oddities that remain shrouded in mystery. An engulfing simulation of a black hole showcases a mind-boggling manipulation of light around a huge gravitational sinkhole. An ancient star cluster that moves slowly through space still holds secrets about its formation. And models of Venus' climate suggest how our now searing hot planetary neighbor may once have held liquid water.