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Unique stellar system: Home to hundreds of undiscovered black holes

Unique stellar system: Home to hundreds of undiscovered black holes

From this, the researchers showed that the unexplainable dynamical apparent youth is an effect of the large black hole population.

'Living fossil' from early days of Milky Way identified

The cluster, known as Terzan 5 -- 19,000 light-years from Earth -- harbours stars of hugely different ages -- an age-gap of roughly seven billion years -- and bridges the gap in understanding between our galaxy's past and its present, the study said.