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First polluted white dwarf found in Gaia DR2

Astronomers have identified the first metal-polluted white dwarf star from the Gaia Data Release 2 (DR2) provided by ESA's Gaia satellite. The newly found star received designation GaiaJ1738−0826. The finding is detailed ...

dateJul 04, 2018 in Astronomy report
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Second skyrmion phase found in Cu2OSeO3

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Germany has found a second skyrmion phase in a sample of Cu2OSeO3. In their paper published in the journal Nature Physics, the group describes how they found the ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in General Physics report
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