Half Of All Stars May Exist Outside Galaxies

November 6, 2014 11:12 PM

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Scientists have found a secret cluster of remote stars in the universe, the journal Science Now reports. What’s more, as many as half of the stars in the universe may have been removed from their galaxies of origin and tossed into the hidden margin, which lies outside all galaxies.

For the experiment, researchers with NASA’s Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment shot a small telescope beyond the bounds of the atmosphere for minutes at a time. Attached to the rocket-device was a camera, which took clear shots of its location in near-infrared light, and then dropped back down to...

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