Globular clusters like this one are full of colliding stars.
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the Space Telescope Science Institute and NASA
Star Collisions Are Popular
News story originally written on June 12, 2000
Scientists have found that stars crash into each other all the time! There are
a lot of young stars in clusters. Sometimes there isn't enough space, and two stars
collide together and make a new star.
Scientists say this even happens right here in our own Milky Way!
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