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Astronomers discover star born 13bn years ago

Scientists in the Chilean desert, Atacama, research "second generation" star to aid understanding of the universe.

Last updated: 10 May 2014 07:33
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Astronomers in Chile have discovered a 13-billion-year-old star, one of the oldest ever found.

The scientists hope the discovery will get them a step closer to understanding the universe.

Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from the Atacama desert in Chile.

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