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Mysterious Force Kicking Stars Out of Our Galaxy

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January 27, 2014
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There's a mysterious force that's giving hypervelocity stars the boot from our Milky Way galaxy. Scientists don't yet have an answer for what that force is, and Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains why they are baffled.


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