White Dwarf ZTF J1901+1458

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White Dwarf ZTF J1901+1458


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An interesting one this and a good explanation from PBS

The original press release

https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/a-wh ... n-the-edge

And the arxiv link to the paper


The original thread here

viewtopic.php?f=74&t=19083&p=158822&hil ... rf#p158822
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Post by notFritzArgelander »

Thanks for posting this truly excellent video explanation of this decidedly odd object and its cosmological ramifications. The pdf is very interesting too. The video has added value in that it mentions the possible consequences for dark energy systematic errors which is not mentioned in the paper.
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