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Scientists Plan to Create Dying Stars on Earth

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January 15, 2014
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European scientists are trying to create the conditions surrounding dying stars here on earth. They plan to use simulation chambers where they will study the interstellar dust that a dying star would spew off. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports.


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