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Old star is 'missing link' in galactic evolution
 
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Old star is 'missing link' in galactic evolution


(PhysOrg.com) -- A newly discovered star outside the Milky Way has yielded important clues about the evolution of our galaxy. Located in the dwarf galaxy Sculptor some 280,000 light-years away, the star has a chemical make-up similar to the Milky Way's oldest stars, supporting theories that our galaxy grew by absorbing dwarf galaxies and other galactic building blocks.

http://www.physorg.com/news186842004.html
 
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