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White Dwarf Cool Fact - Introduction

Dwarfs or Dwarves?
The plural of a dwarf, as an astronomical term, is "dwarfs". The older term, "dwarves", is suitable in the world of fantasy and literature, but not among the stars.


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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