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Hypervelocity Stars are ‘Runaways’ from Large Magellanic Cloud, Astronomers Say
Hypervelocity stars — ultrafast stars with speeds up to a few hundred miles per second above the average — were likely ejected from the Large Magellanic Cloud, a neighboring dwarf galaxy some 160,000 light-years away, say astronomers at the University …
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Astronomy Day celebrated with public star party
As children we are all taught of famous explorers like Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and Lewis and Clark, and we ourselves entertain the thought of one day sailing away as well to a land yet to be discovered. Then one day we learn that every land is …
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5 Soccer Stars Who Have Minor Planets Named After Them
Some players just transcend the game. Others transcend the planet. While most astronomical objects discovered in the past couple decades have been given boring names with nothing more than an assortment of letters and numbers, a select few are given names …
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