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Simulations Illuminate Universe's First Twin Stars
July 9, 2009
The earliest stars in the universe formed not only as individuals, but sometimes as twins, according to a paper published today in Science Express. By creating simulations of the early universe, astrophysicists Matthew Turk and Tom Abel of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, located at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and Brian O'Shea of Michigan State University have gained the most detailed understanding to date of the formation of the first stars.
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