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Nearby Stream of Stars Reveals Past Cosmic Collision

The tangled remains of vast cosmic collisions can be seen across the universe, such as the distant Whirlpool Galaxy’s past…

6 years ago

Pushy Black Holes Stop Elliptical Galaxies From Forming Stars

Contradicting past theories, cold gas has been found in abundance in some elliptical galaxies -- showing that there must be…

6 years ago

The Great Galactic Turn-Off

Are you ready for a new galactic puzzle? Then let's start with some clues. It has been long assumed that…

7 years ago

Stacking Galactic Signals Reveals A Clearer Universe

Very similar to stacking astronomy images to achieve a better picture, researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research…

7 years ago

How Can Growing Galaxies Stay Silent?

[/caption] Beginning around 2005, astronomers began discovering the presence of very large galaxies at a distance of around 10 billion…

8 years ago

Is M85 Missing a Black Hole?

[/caption] The conventional wisdom of galaxies is that they should have a central massive black hole (CMBH). The presence of…

8 years ago

More to Meets the Eye in M33

The spiral galaxy M33 is one of the largest galaxies in our local group. This spiral galaxy is moderately tilted…

9 years ago

Globular Clusters and the Age-Metallicity Relation

[/caption]   Globular Clusters have a story to tell. These dense clumps of thousands of stars are relics of the…

9 years ago