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Thread: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

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    Default Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?



    Surprising data from Japan. Quite the interesting read regarding first generation stars, otherwise known as Population III stars.

    Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernovae -- ScienceDaily
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    This is a very nice and elegant finding!
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    Yes I agree, not_Fritz. I'm still trying to digest what I've read. Can it be true? This is...astonishing.
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    Quote Originally Posted by Solrian View Post
    Yes I agree, not_Fritz. I'm still trying to digest what I've read. Can it be true? This is...astonishing.
    As I read it, every step of the argument appears secure enough to carry the necessary weight. Only a few decades ago the a study like this would have been a pipe dream.
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    I'd like to point Kepler at one
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bottle View Post
    I'd like to point Kepler at one
    Because of what you'd "see" or what you'd "not see"? It still might have a gassy planet....
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    Quote Originally Posted by not_Fritz_Argelander View Post
    Because of what you'd "see" or what you'd "not see"? It still might have a gassy planet....
    A Planet is what is what I'd hope. I didn't know you could be an Galactic Archaeologist, wonder what the uniform's like...
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    Default Re: Most metal-poor star hints at universe's first supernova?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bottle View Post
    A Planet is what is what I'd hope. I didn't know you could be an Galactic Archaeologist, wonder what the uniform's like...
    Rather poor covering and cold in the winter I should imagine... just hydrogen some helium and a faint trace of heavies. The thought of that with winter coming on gives me the chills.
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