Discovering New Stars

Department of Physics | january 26, 2016 

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A team of researchers has observed the brightest ultra metal-poor star ever discovered. (Credit: ESO/Beletsky/DSS1 + DSS2 + 2MASS)
A team of researchers has observed the brightest ultra metal-poor star ever discovered.

The star is a rare relic from the Milky Way’s formative years. As such, it offers astronomers a precious opportunity to explore the origin of the first stars that sprung to life within our galaxy and the universe.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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