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Some of the most mysterious objects in our galaxy are also among the most numerous. And it turns out that there’s an estimated 100 billion mysterious brown dwarfs scattered among the stars.
They are so ubiquitous that there could be one closer to the Earth than the nearest star system, Alpha Centauri. If a brown dwarf is ever discovered nearby, it would likely be the target of our first interstellar mission.