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    Hubblecast 04: Hubble Finds Multiple Stellar

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    Hubblecast 04: Hubble Finds Multiple Stellar 'Baby Booms' in a Globular Cluster

    New Hubble observations of the massive globular cluster NGC 2808 provide evidence that it has three generations of stars instead of one as current theories predict.

    Meet the Scientists:

    Dr. Giampaolo Piotto

    Dr. Piotto is a professor at the Astronomy Department at University of Padua (Università di Padova) in Italy. He is a researcher and an expert in globular clusters.

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    Dr. Luigi Bedin

    Luigi BEDIN, or just quot;Rolly', is an Italian astronomer who does research in stellar populations and extrasolar planets. In his research he uses high precision astrometric and photometric techniques. Since September 2004 Rolly has been working at the European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (ESO) in Garching, Germany, and recently he has joined the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, USA, as an European Space Agency (ESA) astronomer.

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    Credit: ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser