Pulsars in nearby globular cluster shed light on Milky Way evolution

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A distant globular cluster that's home to dozens of fast-rotating stars could provide new clues about the formation of the Milky Way and the gas halo that surrounds the galaxy.

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Star clusters like globular cluster 47 Tucanae show the process of star formation operating today (e.g. M42 in Orion) is very different than in the early universe. The pulsars will spin down. The globular cluster is aging and dying. So is the entire universe.
 

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