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Quasars and a Dwarf Star Break the Rules in Tucson

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Science  27 Jan 1995:
Vol. 267, Issue 5197, pp. 456-457
DOI: 10.1126/science.267.5197.456


Earlier this month, more than 2000 astronomers convened in Tucson, Arizona, for the American Astronomical Society's largest meeting ever. Even the war drums beaten by a few local Apaches and their supporters, protesting a University of Arizona telescope project, could not drown out lecture-hall and corridor discussions of topics such as naked quasars, flaring stars, and planetary searches.