hypervelocity

Gaia Finds Six Stars Zipping out of the Milky Way

The ESA's Gaia mission made a startling discovery recently, detecting six stars that appear to have been kicked out of…

4 years ago

‘Runaway’ Star Cluster Breaks Free from Distant Galaxy

We've discovered dozens of so-called "hypervelocity stars" — single stars that break the stellar speed limit. But today astronomers multiplied…

8 years ago