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Smashup Sends Alien Stars Streaming Near the Sun

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Science  03 Oct 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5642, pp. 32
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5642.32a

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Stars from a foreign galaxy are invading our neighborhood, according to a new analysis of the fate of a small galaxy being shredded by the Milky Way.