News From the Field
Gazing Up at the Man in the Star?
May 31, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.For the first time, researchers have seen the surface of Altair, a star at the same stage of life as our sun but light years away. Full Story
University of Michigan
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