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|Large Magellanic Cloud, Credit: Hubble|
“Our models of stellar evolution are based on the assumption that stars within star clusters formed from the same material at roughly the same time,” says lead researcher Bi-Qing For, from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australia.
Explanation and new assumptions
“We believe the younger stars have actually been created out of the matter ejected from older stars as they die, which would mean we have discovered multiple generations of stars belonging to the same cluster,” For explains.
Article reference: ScienceAlert