[ExI] Silence in the sky-but why?

Alfio Puglisi alfio.puglisi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 17:00:43 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 4:48 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:

> I haven't worked out the details on whether colliding two stars would cause
> a nova (note difference between nova and supernova.)  I suspect any star
> collision would cause a nova, but that is not a show stopper I wouldn't
> think.

Have you heard of "blue stragglers" ? Star merging may occur naturally in
sufficiently dense environments. See

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