Multiple star generations -
May 03, 2007 08:36 AM
by Sveinn Freyr
- S. F.
Hubble sees multiple star generations in a globular cluster.
2 May 2007
"Hubble's observations of the massive globular cluster NGC 2808
provide evidence for three generations of stars that formed early in
its life. This is a major upset for conventional theories that propose
a single period of star birth."
"We had never imagined that anything like this could happen,"
"Such a finding, so close to home has deep cosmological implications.
"We need to solve the puzzle to understand how stars formed in distant
galaxies in our early Universe,"
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