Stars behaving badly

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According to NASA: Even some stars go ballistic, racing through interstellar space like bullets and tearing through clouds of gas.

Images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revealed 14 young, runaway stars plowing through regions of dense interstellar gas, creating brilliant arrowhead structures and trailing tails of glowing gas.

Love the eye in the top of the pyramid (he says with a snigger) – pretty amazing what stars can do these days!

To read NASA’s colourful interpretation of this phenomenon visit:

HubbleSite NewsCentre press release

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