Astronomers have discovered the absence of an unstable massive star in a dwarf galaxy with ESO’s Very Large Telescope. This video offers a summary of the research.
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Directed by: Herbert Zodet.
Editing: Herbert Zodet.
Web and technical support: Gurvan Bazin and Raquel Yumi Shida.
Written by: Caitlyn Buongiorno, Stephanie Rowlands and Bárbara Ferreira.
Music: tonelabs (www.tonelabs.com) – Orion Fog.
Footage and photos: ESO, L. Calçada, Digitized Sky Survey 2, N. Risinger (skysurvey.org), NASA, ESA/Hubble, J. Andrews (U. Arizona), ACe Consortium and J. Colosimo.
Scientific consultants: Paola Amico and Mariya Lyubenova.