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How a star is born

New simulation accurately tracks seeds of first stars

2:37pm, July 31, 2008

Out of the darkness came the light. About 400,000 years after the Big Bang, the radiation from that fireball cooled and faded, plunging the cosmos into blackness. A few hundred million years later, the first stars emerged and relit the universe. And now scientists have a better idea how it happened.

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