galaxy evolution

When Galaxies Collide, Black Holes Don’t Always Get the Feast They Were Hoping for

What happens when galaxies collide? Well, if any humans are around in about a billion years, they might find out.…

3 weeks ago

This galaxy took only 500 million years to form

Galaxies are supposed to build up a very slowly, taking billions of years to acquire their vast bulk. But a…

2 months ago

Extreme galaxies depend on extreme conditions for their formation

Some galaxies are too small, and some galaxies are too big, while others are just right. A new survey of…

5 months ago

Hubble Captured a Photo of This Huge Spiral Galaxy, 2.5 Times Bigger than the Milky Way With 10 Times the Stars

This galaxy looks a lot like our own Milky Way galaxy. But while our galaxy is actively forming lots of…

1 year ago

The First Results From The IllustrisTNG Simulation Of The Universe Has Been Completed, Showing How Our Cosmos Evolved From The Big Bang

The IllustrusTNG Project has created a large and detailed simulation of the Universe. It's helping us answer some important questions…

3 years ago

What is Galactic Evolution?

Galaxies have a natural life cycle, which began shortly after the Big Bang and will likely continue for several trillion…

4 years ago

Milky Way Shakes, Rattles and Rolls…

For decades astronomers have puzzled over the many details concerning the formation of the Milky Way Galaxy. Now a group…

7 years ago

Subaru Telescope Reveals Orderly Massive Galaxy Evolution

Nobody likes a sloppy COSMOS (Cosmological Evolution Survey) and astronomers utilizing the Fiber-Multi-Object Spectrograph (FMOS) mounted on the Subaru Telescope…

7 years ago

Surprise! Galaxies Still Evolving in Present Universe

A giant spiral of gas dust and stars, Messier 101 spans 170,000 light-years and contains more than a trillion stars.…

8 years ago

Bright Stars Don’t Like to Be Alone

Caption: New research using data from European Southern Observatory telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope, has revealed that the hottest…

9 years ago