Galaxy Interactions

Hubble Sees a Bridge of Stars Connecting Two Galaxies

The poetic-minded among us like to point out how Nature is a dance. If they're right, then galaxies sometimes form…

4 months ago

The JWST Discovers a Galaxy That Shouldn’t Exist

Astronomers working with the JWST found a dwarf galaxy they weren't looking for. It's about 98 million years away, has…

4 months ago

A Giant Galaxy has been Unwinding its Neighbor for 400 Million Years

The interacting galaxy pair NGC 1512 and NGC 1510 take center stage in this image from the Dark Energy Camera,…

2 years ago

Determining The Galaxy Collision Rate

[/caption] Big galaxies... Little galaxies... But how often do they meet? Thanks to information from some of the latest Hubble…

13 years ago

Galaxy Interactions Could Cause Overweight Black Holes

[/caption] Yep. It's true. Almost all galaxies are guilty of having a supermassive black hole in their centers. Some even…

13 years ago