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“Vampire” Galaxy Sucks Star-Forming Gas from its Neighbors

by Jason Major January 27, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter What happens when a galaxy doesn’t have enough hydrogen to support its stellar production process? Why, it sucks it from its hapless neighbors like some sort of cosmic vampire, that’s what. And evidence of this predatory process is what’s recently been […]

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Galactic Close Call Leaves a Bridge of Gas

by Jason Major June 12, 2012

An ancient passing between two nearby galaxies appears to have left the participants connected by a tenuous “bridge” of hydrogen gas, according to findings reported Monday, June 11 by astronomers with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO). Remove this ad Jason Major on Google+

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