Strange Space Pinwheels Spotted

Posted: September 5, 2006 in Misc Tech

The heart of one of the Milky Way galaxy’s most massive star clusters harbors as many as five pinwheels, a strange and relatively newly discovered type of stellar object, astronomers say. Pinwheels, or spirals, are quite rare and exotic in our galaxy. To find a whole little garden of them in this remote cluster was startling and beautiful.

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