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The following pages are not central to an understanding of the universe as a whole. Rather, they are intended to describe some of the more interesting objects within our universe.

First objects
When did the first objects form in the universe?
The Milky Way galaxy
A brief tour of our own Milky Way galaxy, with a beautiful image of it from the COBE satellite.
The life cycle of stars
Learn how stars form, live and die.
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