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White dwarf star enters its era of crystallization, turning into a ‘cosmic diamond’

To us, stars can look like carved jewels, shimmering cool against the velvety darkness of the night sky. And for some of them, that might actually be true. As a certain type of dead star cools, it gradually hardens and crystallizes. Astronomers have found one that does just that in our cosmic backyard, a white… Read More »