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Learning how to tactfully and strategically read/skim/scan through many papers to find the bits of information or other papers that you're looking for (and leaving a more in-depth examination for later when you can invest the time, perhaps) is an essential ingredient in being able to answer one's own questions in research. Although I will not completely ...


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It's not physically impossible, but it's so improbable that it may as well be so. You would need every tumbling dust grain and swirl of gas to exactly cancel out the rotation of all the other bits of matter that came together to form the star. If that did happen, the most minuscule disturbance would turn it from a non-rotating star into a slowly-rotating ...


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