Planets can form and survive in insanely dense star clusters

Could you imagine a view of the night sky that looks like this? It’s a star cluster — a region of space in which as many as 10,000 stars are jam-packed to within a few light years of each other. Now, evidence shows that even these areas can give rise to planets, implying that someone out there might actually have this… »6/27/13 7:00pm6/27/13 7:00pm