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Magnet Experiment Appears to Drain Life From Stars

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Science  17 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5767, pp. 1535
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5767.1535a

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According to researchers studying how a magnetic field affects polarized laser light, a slight rotation they saw in the beam--the result of disappearing photons--suggests the existence of a small, never-before-seen neutral particle, which, if made in stars, would siphon off all their energy. (Read more.)