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Heavy Metals: The search for rare stars that could unlock a mystery of the universe

July 25, 2018 • Categories: News

Astrophysicist Timothy Beers only needs 100 stars out of the 100 billion in the universe to help prove one of the longest-held theories in the field. However, finding those stars—the brightest, low-metallicity stars in the Milky Way— is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

Read more: Heavy Metals feature story

Originally published by Jessica Sieff at science.nd.edu on July 18, 2018.

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