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Release No.: 2016-01
For Release: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 10:15am

Globular Clusters Could Nurture Interstellar Civilizations

47 Tucanae

Globular star clusters like this one, 47 Tucanae, might be excellent places to search for interstellar civilizations. Their crowded nature means intelligent life at our stage of technological advancement could send probes to the nearest stars.

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team