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Researchers Suggest Answer to Universal Question: Why Aren't There More Stars?
August 21, 2012
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 Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A possible answer to why aren't there more stars presented itself while researchers at Boston University used new data from the Galactic Plane Infrared Polarization Survey (GPIPS) to create the first complete map of magnetic field strength in a large, interstellar gas cloud. Full Story
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