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Star Clusters ‘Adopt’ Baby Stars Instead Of Bearing Their Own

Astronomers have found evidence for a 1952 theory that globular clusters ‘adopt’ baby stars instead of creating more biological star ‘children.’

New ‘Hypervelocity Star’ Found

Discovery of ‘unusual’ star may provide fresh information about our Milky Way and its dark matter.

Tibet Gets Its First Professional Telescope

Tibet will soon have its first professional radio telescope, based at the Yangbajain Astronomical Observatory near the capital of Lhasa.