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The Dark Mystery of the First Stars

Lecture no. 20 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars

The Dark Mystery of the First Stars

Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Join the hunt for the first stars in the universe, focusing on the nearby “Methuselah” star. Explore evidence that the earliest stars were giants, even by stellar standards. They may even have included mammoth dark stars composed of mysterious dark matter.