Thursday, January 12, 2006

Astronomers report mysterious giant star clusters



'An international team of astronomers reported evidence for the formation of mysterious "super star clusters" Jan. 9 at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Washington, D.C. These star clusters are the likely precursors to the familiar globular clusters of the Milky Way; however in our galaxy, globular clusters are all believed to be older than 10 billion years — close to the age of the universe itself — and none are forming...' More

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