Podcast: Globular Clusters

This week we’re going to study some of the most ancient objects in the entire Universe; globular clusters. These relics of the early Universe contain hundreds of thousands of stars, held together by their mutual gravity. Since they formed together, they give astronomers a unique way to test various theories of stellar evolution.

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One Reply to “Podcast: Globular Clusters”

  1. So many questions about Globular Clusters 1) Have any exo-planets been discovered on any? 2) Has water been detected on any? 3) Since they are very old, aren’t good candidates for life forms? 4) Can a planet be solid with low metal content?

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