Early stars found swirling in the Milky Way center

Low-iron stars’ discovery in dense neighborhood of stars and gases like ‘finding a needle in a haystack’

supernova explosion illustration

KABOOM  A huge supernova explosion, or hypernova (as seen in this artist’s illustration), could have spawned some of the galaxy’s oldest stars, which researchers found orbiting the Milky Way’s central bulge. 


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