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Author Topic: Odd Little Stars  (Read 1840 times)


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Odd Little Stars
« on: November 21, 2007, 08:18 PM »
It seems as though every time astronomers point their telescopes at the night sky, some weird new finding forces them to revamp their theories. And so it is with nine newly discovered white dwarfs. The stars defy their expected chemical makeup and by rights shouldn't even exist. An explanation could open up a new branch of astronomy.