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Hubble, U-M Astronomers Pioneer Study of Massive Stars

July 25, 2023

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Presented by Michigan News

In recent decades, it has become clear that the amount of metallic elements, or metallicity, changes the fundamental physical properties of stars, including temperature, luminosity, and wind power. Astronomers from the University of Michigan are part of a series of groundbreaking studies into the most massive stars in our local dwarf galaxies and what metallicity can tell us about the evolution of galaxies and our universe.

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