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May 19, 2005

Star's erratic conduct hides predictable nature

Maggie McKee reports for NewScientist: “A massive star known for violent and erratic behaviour shows a surprisingly predictable and regular pattern in brightness, reveals the most detailed study ever done on the star. But the clockwork signal has stumped astronomers, who hope to unravel how other such stars sow the universe with heavy elements.”

Posted by Oleg Ivrii at May 19, 2005 06:15 PM


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