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Thousands of stars turning into crystals

Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:58 (UTC+0530)

While working at home in my sarong, copying data between disks and the cloud server, I have some time to peruse the science news, always a source of optimism for me in these times of political turmoil.  Today I found this:

Thousands of stars turning into crystals

https://warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/thousands_of_stars

I'm not a New Age person but I find the thought of crystals, the size of stars, floating around in space, to be quite beautiful.  Add to that the recent prediction that our solar system will eventually become a gorgeous planetary nebula, and it feels like our ultimate destiny is something beautiful.