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  • Mona Evans

    Vampire star at work. Artist's concept of blue straggler and its companion. The red giant, losing its outer layers to its companion, will end up as a white dwarf. The other star - the blue straggler - appears to be much younger, than it is, for it has been "feeding" off the other one. (Credit: Aaron M. Geller) Mona Evans, "Cosmic Ghosts Ghouls and Vampires"

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