View Full Version : Hyperfast Star Ejected from the Large Magellenic Cloud

2008-Jan-28, 07:40 PM
Occasionally, stars minding their own business around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy get chucked out of the Milky Way, never to return. Fraser wrote about the discovery of two of these exiled stars, hurling away at the mind-blowing speed of over 1 million miles. A recent study of another shows [...]

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2008-Jan-28, 07:50 PM
I'll be curious to see where the SMBH in the LMC is. Has Chandra ever seen evidence for one? I'm not saying it isn't there, but it location has been concealed so far.