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Two New Star Systems Are First of Their Kind Ever Found
March 31, 2008
Astronomers have spied a faraway star system that is so unusual, it was thought to be one of a kind--until its discovery helped them pinpoint a second one that was much closer to home. In a paper published in a recent issue of the Astrophysical Journal Letters, Ohio State University astronomers and their colleagues suggest that these star systems are the progenitors of a rare type of supernova.
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