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Old 01-21-2013, 04:41 PM
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Default Re: Drive by science

Originally Posted by thedoc View Post
no first generation star would have any oxygen in the dust cloud surrounding it.

Besides, any star where we can see this kind of detail is going to be a second+ generation star. First generation (or population III) stars are so massive, and therefore short-lived, that they died long ago.
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