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Rogue planet? Failed star? This far-out enigma could be either one. Isolated object CFBDSIR 2149-0403 was recently investigated by an international team of astronomers trying to confirm whether it is closer to a star or planet .
Designers looking for tips on how to stage a fashion show on a shoestring budget should check out curator Olivier Saillard’s latest piece, “Couture Essentielle,” which wraps tonight at the Centre National de la Danse in Pantin, France,