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(Submitted January 07, 2009)

Do red dwarf stars send out neutrinos, or do only supernovae?

The Answer

All stars, red dwarfs included, release neutrinos when they convert hydrogen to helium.

Amy C. Fredericks and Michael Loewenstein
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