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Dating the Milky Way's disc

When a star like our sun gets to be very old, after another seven billion years or so, it will no longer be able to sustain burning its nuclear fuel. With only about half of its mass remaining, it will shrink to a fraction ...

dateFeb 20, 2017 in Astronomy
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Dinosaurs: Juvenile, adult or senior?

How old were the oldest dinosaurs? This question remains largely unanswered. The natural life span of these long-extinct giants is of interest to scientists, in combination with questions regarding how fast they could grow ...

dateFeb 07, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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