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An Older Vega: New Insights About the Star All Others Are Measured By


December 11, 2012

illustration of Vega, the Sun and Earth Vega, a star astronomers have used as a touchstone to measure other stars' brightness for thousands of years, may be more than 200 million years older than previously thought. That's according to new findings from the University of Michigan. Full Story

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