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The Mysterious Origins of Our Galaxy’s Fastest Stars

A new paper, that borrows old astrological data from the Voyager 2 probe, has used brand-new computer simulations to find some new weird data about Uranus’s magnetic field. Another paper has new information about our galaxy’s fastest stars, called hypervelocity stars.

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Sources:

Uranus:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017JA024063/full
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138448-uranuss-crooked-messy-magnetic-field-might-open-and-shut-daily/
http://www.news.gatech.edu/2017/06/26/topsy-turvy-motion-creates-light-switch-effect-uranus
https://www.universetoday.com/18955/tilt-of-uranus/
http://www.jstor.org/stable/106717?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1912LowOB…2…19S
http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/nph-iarticle_query?bibcode=1930PASP…42..330M&db_key=AST&page_ind=0&data_type=GIF&type=SCREEN_VIEW&classic=YES
https://forum.cosmoquest.org/showthread.php?118760-Uranus-Axial-Tilt&s=043db255050d4012edd517783ce1fffb&p=1918486#post1918486
https://science.nasa.gov/heliophysics/focus-areas/magnetosphere-ionosphere/
https://www.space.com/29875-neptune-strange-magnetic-field-video.html
https://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/auroras/happen.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/multimedia/magnetosphere.html
http://www1.appstate.edu/~goodmanj/4401/notes/magnets/mnvsgn.html
https://pwg.gsfc.nasa.gov/polar/EPO/auroral_poster/aurora_all.pdf
http://zebu.uoregon.edu/disted/ph121/js21.html
https://www.windows2universe.org/uranus/interior/U_int_compo_overview.html
https://www.britannica.com/place/Uranus-planet/The-magnetic-field-and-magnetosphere

Hypervelocity stars:
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article-abstract/469/2/2151/3573852/Hypervelocity-runaways-from-the-Large-Magellanic
https://arxiv.org/abs/1704.01373
https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/oir/sp/hypervel.html
http://www.astronomy.com/news/2015/03/thermonuclear-supernova-ejects-galaxys-fastest-star
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2434.html
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/521385/
https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/March09/vanderMarel/vanderMarel4.html

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Geomagnetisme.svg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Magnetic_field_of_Uranus.jpg

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