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Terrestrial Planets around Metal Poor Stars?

In our book, we learned that it is unlikely for planets to form around a star that is deficient in heavy metals. ┬áIn order to form terrestrial planets, you need a second-generation star to form from the nebular ashes of another star that produced heavy elements in its final moments. However, new research from studying […] Continue reading

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