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Stars That Race through Space at Nearly the Speed of Light https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/stars-that-race-through-space-at-nearly-the-speed-of-light/

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/stars-that-race-through-space-at-nearly-the-speed-of-light/
Stars That Race through Space at Nearly the Speed of Light

scientificamerican.com

author

Avi Loeb, About The Author S, Avi Loeb Is Former Chair, Of The Astronomy Department At Harvard University, Founding Director Of Harvard'S Black Hole Initiative, Director Of The Institute For Theory, Computation At The Harvard-Smithsonian Center For Astrophysics. He Also Chairs The Board On Physics, Astronomy Of The National Academies, The Advisory Board For The Breakthrough Starshot Project, Is A Member Of

summary

Some are blasted out of galaxies by interactions with black holes; others, which orbit supermassive black holes, can smash together in titanic explosions