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Nearest bright ‘hypervelocity star’ found: Speeding at 1 million mph, it probes black hole and dark matter

artist's conception of a hypervelocity star

A University of Utah-led team discovered a “hypervelocity star” that is the closest, second-brightest and among the largest of 20 found so far. Speeding at more than 1 million mph, the star may provide clues about the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way and the halo ...

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