DAA Daily

The Most Common Stars Age Slowly

By Alessandro Pellegrino, Staff Reporter, The Pawprint

The discovery made by an international research group coordinated by the Italian Francesco Ferraro, of the University     of Bologna and associated with the National Institute of Astrophysics (Inaf), was published in the journal Nature Astronomy. These scientists surprisingly discover that some of the most common stars in the universe, white dwarfs, can continue to burn hydrogen, thus slowing their aging, contrary to what was previously believed.

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