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2005-Sep-09, 02:58 AM
SUMMARY: Thousands of globular star clusters wander aimlessly between galaxies, in what was once thought to be 'empty space'. This is the finding of a joint US-UK project announced today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Sydney. The group, lead by Dr. Michael West of the University of Hawaii, believes these clusters were 'torn' away from their parent galaxies and now drift as orphans. (contributed by Darren Osborne)

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