This Star Might Be Hiding Undiscovered Elements | Przybylski’s Star

Przybylski’s Star has been puzzling astronomers for decades, and it might contain elements or isotopes that scientists have never seen before!

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Sources:

https://www.nature.com/articles/189739a0
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-abstract/477/3/3791/4964763?redirectedFrom=fulltext
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/317/2/299/1005394
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Images:

https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11428
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sirius_A_and_B_artwork.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Holmium2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Europium.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Island_of_Stability.svg
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/317/2/299/1005394

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