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Elliptical Galaxy Messier 110 Has a Surprising Core of Hot Blue Stars

Messier 110 (NGC 205) is a satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy. It's a dwarf elliptical galaxy, a common type of…

3 months ago

Astronomers Uncover Dozens of Previously Unknown Ancient and Massive Galaxies

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Tokyo used ALMA to view 39 previously-undiscovered ancient galaxies.

4 months ago

What Will the James Webb Space Telescope See? A Whole Bunch of Dust, That’s What

When it comes to the first galaxies, the James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to understand the formation of those…

8 months ago

The Milky Way is Actually Warped

A new study by a team of Chinese scientists has shown that the galaxy actually has a warped, S-shape to…

10 months ago

We’re in the Milky Way’s Second Life. Star Formation was Shut Down for Billions of Years

According to a new study, the Milky Way Galaxy experienced two periods of star formation, with a two-billion dormancy period…

1 year ago

Globular Clusters Might not be as Old as Astronomers Thought. Like, Billions of Years Younger

According to a new study by a team of astronomers, globular clusters are several billion years younger than previously thought.

2 years ago

Hubble Finds a Galaxy with Almost no Dark Matter

Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other ground-based observatories, a team of astronomers have found a galaxy that…

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Galaxies Swell due to Explosive Action of New Stars

A new study by an international team of scientists has revealed that modern galaxy shapes may be the result of…

2 years ago

Using the ‘Missing Physics’ of Stellar Feedback to Accurately Simulate Galaxies from the Big Bang to Today

For the first time, astronomers are able to accurately simulate galaxies from shortly after the big bang to today by…

6 years ago