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Will the Universe's Stars Someday Disappear?

Clip: Season 48 Episode 15 | 2m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

The chance of a star being born today is much lower than it was in the universe's past. Here's why—and how astronomers predict the age of stars will someday come to an end.

Aired: 10/27/21

Rating: NR

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