Earth-Size Diamond in Detected in Space by Astronomers

June 24, 2014 10:20 AM

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A team of astronomers has identified the coldest, faintest white dwarf star that is approximately 11 billion years old.

Using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's (NRAO) Green Bank Telescope (GBT) and Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), David Kaplan along with his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, successfully identified the star that is the coldest and faintest white dwarf ever detected. This ...

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