written by harvard-smithsonian center for astrophysics, on december 1st, 2021

what: astronomers observe a new type of binary star long predicted to exist

when: unknown study publish date

who/where: kareem el-badry using the shane telescope at lick observatory in california

interesting fact: the low mass white dwarfs would have to be older than our universe if they didn’t have help from other stars. 

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