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High-school students discover stars at SMU research program
August 20, 2014
Two Dallas high-school students discovered 5 stars as members of a Southern Methodist University (SMU) summer physics research program, QuarkNet, that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered telescope in Los Alamos, N.M. Their discoveries have been accepted into the American Association of Variable Star Observers International Variable Star Index. QuarkNet is a physics teacher development program funded by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy.
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