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Supermassive Black Holes Grew by Consuming Gas and Entire Stars

Where do they come from, those beguiling singularities that flummox astrophysicists—and the rest of us. Sure, we understand the processes…

3 years ago

The Earliest Example of Merging Galaxies Ever Found

Galaxy mergers are not particularly rare, but they are important events. Not only for the galaxies involved, but for scientists…

4 years ago

The Most Detailed Map Ever Made of the Milky Way in Radio Waves

A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis…

5 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…

5 years ago

Here There Be Planets: Stellar Disk Gap May Reveal Newborn Worlds

HiCIAO near-infrared image of the protoplanetary disk around PDS 70. The circular mask hides the star itself, as well as…

10 years ago