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Merging galaxies create a binary quasar (w/ Video)

Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies. Quasars are the extremely bright centers of galaxies surrounding super-massive black holes, and ...

Feb 03, 2010
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Physicists take new look at the atom

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way to measure how single atoms interact with a surface. Their findings help develop nanotechnology and test new theories about the internal ...

Jan 17, 2011
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Herschel finds less dark matter but more stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Herschel space observatory has discovered a population of dust-enshrouded galaxies that do not need as much dark matter as previously thought to collect gas and burst into star formation.

Feb 16, 2011
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