View Full Version : A Rare Opportunity to Watch a Blue Straggler Forming

2013-Jun-11, 08:00 PM
A unique and enigmatic variety of stars known as blue stragglers appear to defy the normal stellar aging process. Discovered in globular clusters, they appear much younger than the rest of the stellar population. Since their discovery in 1953, astronomers have been asking the question: how do these stars regain their youth? For years, two [...]

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