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The Mysterious Origins of Our Galaxy's Fastest Stars

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Published on Jul 7, 2017

A new paper that borrows old astrological data from the Voyager 2 probe has used brand-new computer simulations to find some new weird data about Uranus’s magnetic field. Another paper has new information about our galaxy’s fastest stars, called hypervelocity stars.

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Sources:

Uranus:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10...
https://www.newscientist.com/article/...
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2017/06/26...
https://www.universetoday.com/18955/t...
http://www.jstor.org/stable/106717?se...
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1912Low...
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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/su...
http://www1.appstate.edu/~goodmanj/44...
https://pwg.gsfc.nasa.gov/polar/EPO/a...
http://zebu.uoregon.edu/disted/ph121/...
https://www.windows2universe.org/uran...
https://www.britannica.com/place/Uran...

Hypervelocity stars:
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/articl...
https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.01373
https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/oir/sp/hy...
http://www.astronomy.com/news/2015/03...
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/image...
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https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/M...

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

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