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Do any stars escape from their galaxies and roam through the Universe?

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Wandering stars for whom it is reserved, the blackness of darkness forever.

Asked by: Richard Williams, Burntwood

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Yes, a star can end up hurled out of a galaxy after approaching a black hole on a trajectory that accelerates it above the galaxy's escape velocity.


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Robert is a science writer and visiting professor of science at Aston University.

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