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Hundreds of rogue stars found outside galaxy

Vanderbilt University astronomers say they have identified more than 600 stars that have been violently flung out of the Milky Way toward Andromeda; stellar victims, the scientists believe, of the supermassive black hole at our galaxy’s core. Previously, 16 rogue stars traveling fast enough to escape the galaxy’s gravitational grasp had been discovered, but they […]

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