A galactic fossil: Star is found to be 13.2 billion years old

Angstrom

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http://physorg.com/news98033554.html
How old are the oldest stars? Using ESO's VLT, astronomers recently measured the age of a star located in our Galaxy. The star, a real fossil, is found to be 13.2 billion years old, not very far from the 13.7 billion years age of the Universe. The star, HE 1523-0901, was clearly born at the dawn of time.
 
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