Astronomers Discover An Entire Cluster of Stars Tossed From Its Galaxy

Scientists have seen hypervelocity stars before, but this is the first time they've ever observed an entire star cluster thrown from its host galaxy. Named HVGC-1, it's traveling at a rate of 2 million miles per hour — and its ultimate fate is to drift through the cosmic void for all time. » 4/30/14 10:00pm 4/30/14 10:00pm