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The Large Magellanic Cloud isn’t Very Metal

The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is the Milky Way's most massive satellite galaxy. Because it's so easily observed, astronomers have…

3 months ago

Even if We Can’t See the First Stars, We Could Detect Their Impact on the First Galaxies

For a long time, our understanding of the Universe's first galaxies leaned heavily on theory. The light from that age…

4 months ago