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  • n  a faint star of enormous density
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  • GOG's 24-hour 'Longest Day of Gaming' sale discounts over 150 games
    As far as massive sales go, GOG's Longest Day of Gaming event has about the same discount density as a white dwarf made out of Payless BOGO coupons. For the next 24ish hours, over 150 games have been discounted by up to 85 percent, covering everything from classic PC games, modern indies, big-budget AAA releases and sizable bundles of similar titles. There's too much going on in this sale for us ...
    June 21, 2013 - Joystiq
  • Burnt-Out, Pulsating White Dwarf Discovered By Texas Astronomers
    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of astronomers have discovered pulsations from the crystallized remnant of a burnt-out star. The researchers recently reported in The Astrophysical Journal Letters that they were able to use the 2.1-meter Otto Struve Telescope at the University of Texas McDonald Observatory to take a look at the white dwarf GD 518 and discover the ...
    June 20, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Bizarre supernova completely normal in every way, find astronomers
    A nearby white dwarf went supernova in 2011, giving scientists an unprecedented look at a rare Type Ia supernova. They discovered that it's remarkably, stunningly, perfectly 'normal.'
    June 19, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor

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