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Astronomers reveal biggest stars yet seen

  1. Jan 11, 2005 #1


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    Another interesting release:
    Astronomers reveal biggest stars yet seen
    It just keeps getting weirder when you look far enough back. Modern theory is sometimes frighteningly accurate.
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  3. Jan 11, 2005 #2
    80 solar masses compared to the previously known 60 solar masses... wow. Just wondering though, how can such a large star possibly form without undergoing fusion at an earlier stage?
  4. Jan 12, 2005 #3
    lack of heavier elements at the time?
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