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'Dead' Stars May Host Living Worlds

Earth-sized planets that host life should be far easier to find around parent stars that are white dwarfs, the ultimate incarnations of stars like the sun.

February 26, 2013
6:40 PM EST
A planetary nebula surrounds a white dwarf star with a hypothetical habitable planet in orbit. | David A. Aguilar (CfA)

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