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Too Much Deuterium?

A chemical mystery in the Milky Way

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3:03pm, September 5, 2006

A new study appears to solve a 35-year-old puzzle among astronomers about the distribution of an isotope forged just after the Big Bang, but it poses new questions about the ways in which stars form in the Milky Way and how the galaxy was built.

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