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Subject: Are the stars we see at night still there?

Date: Sat Jul 1 12:38:13 2000
Posted by Jim McGillan
Grade level: No grade entered. School: Med-Tel International
City: McLean State/Province: VA Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 962469493.As

Given that the light from most of the stars and galaxies that we see at 
night emanated from them millions and billions of years ago, how do we know  
that the stars and galaxies are still there?

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