It’s not only humans who appear eccentric; stars can have their own ideas of eccentricities, too. One such case is that of blue stragglers, a particular type of star seen in clusters and also, sometimes, alone. Scientists try to understand their eccentricity and, after studying them for long years, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru, researchers have found support for one way to understand their aberrant behaviour. (Read More)
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