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Stars are usually unfathomably hot objects fueled by a nuclear inferno that can only be extinguished when it runs its course, but astronomers have detected an elusive object that doesn’t come close to fitting that description. A white dwarf star 900 light years away might be the coldest star ever found in the cosmos. Hovering near a much larger pulsar, this ancient stellar remnant has a temperature of less than 3,000 K, or about 2,700 degrees Celsius. That’s cooler than an industrial acetylene torch. It’s so old that it has crystallized into what is essentially a Earth-sized diamond, and it was surprisingly difficult to spot.
originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: RP2SticksOfDynamite
Hopefully if we ever manage to travel the 900 odd light years to PSR J2222-0137 humanity will be beyond squabbling over crystallized carbon. Probably not all the same.
They could be doing with changing the name, PSR J2222-0137 does not exactly role of the tongue.
originally posted by: Maxatoria
a reply to: alienjuggalo
who cares about gold world or silver world what everyone wants to know is where is bacon word along with beer world