'Cosmic Supermom' Galaxy Is Having Over Two Star Babies a Day

Taylor Berman · 08/15/12 06:35PM

A galaxy 5.7 billion light years away from Earth has been having so many star babies that the Associated Press deemed it a 'cosmic supermom.' This space mom galaxy, which doesn't have an official name (commenters, do your worst), 'births' 740 stars a year, compared to the Milky Way's very prudish one a year. The rapid creation of stars has scientists baffled.