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> Astronomy Blog: Why Older Stars Have Unusually High Amounts of Heavy Elements
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Some of the oldest stars in the Milky Way, in the outer reaches of our galaxy, contain abnormally high amounts of heavy elements like gold, platinum and uranium. Where these large amounts came from has been a mystery for researchers. Researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute have been studying these ancient stars for several years with giant telescopes in Chile Read the full article


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