Philosophy Of The Cosmos - Cannonball Star
Found a very interesting article today concerning the discovery of a Star with 90 times the mass of our sun, which is now careering through space at 400,000 kph:
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/05/12/rampaging-cannonball-star-is-rampaging/
Does make you wonder, just how the star actually got flung out into space at such speeds.

jason a

yeah if the slingshot explanation is correct, it's the smallest of the bunch… a star of 90 solar masses is the runt? yeesh.
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