Binary Star System Discovered Near Sun (VIDEO) By Slate V Staff | Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 7:15 PM Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Blog articles. Follow the Trending News Channel blog. Follow stories by Slate V Staff. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. Our sun has a pair of neighbors we never knew about until now.