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The kinematics of merging galaxies

The unprecedented sensitivity of space telescopes has powered a revolution over the past decade in our understanding of galaxies in the young universe during its first billion years of existence. These primitive objects are ...

dateMay 28, 2015 in Astronomy
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Measuring the proper motion of a galaxy

The motion of a star relative to us can be determined by measuring two quantities, radial motion and proper motion. Radial motion is the motion of a star along our line of sight. That is, motion directly toward us or away ...

dateSep 23, 2014 in Astronomy
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Cold atoms for quantum technology

Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory, University of Strathclyde, Imperial College London and University of Glasgow have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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