News tagged with galaxies

A galaxy with two hearts

This new Hubble image shows the spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy. One of the largest and closest barred spirals to us, this galaxy is dramatic and mysterious; it has ...

Jan 09, 2014
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The first building blocks of the universe

The first galaxies evolved only a few hundred million years after the Big Bang. But why do they have such a great variety of shapes and structures? How did the universe evolve as a whole? Two German-Chinese ...

May 14, 2014
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Samsung says Galaxy S5 smartphone enjoys brisk sales

Sales of Samsung Electronics' new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone are outpacing that of its predecessor, the company's co-chief executive said, suggesting it may be regaining momentum in the multi-billion-dollar ...

May 15, 2014
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Top 10 tech gadgets of 2013

Wearable gadgets, curved smartphones and new game consoles defined technology in 2013. That's why it's no surprise they make up the bulk of our top 10 devices of the year.

Dec 24, 2013
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Image: X-raying the cosmos

When we gaze up at the night sky, we are only seeing part of the story. Unfortunately, some of the most powerful and energetic events in the Universe are invisible to our eyes – and to even the best optical ...

Apr 22, 2014
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Professional and amateur astronomers join forces

(Phys.org) —Long before the term "citizen science" was coined, the field of astronomy has benefited from countless men and women who study the sky in their spare time. These amateur astronomers devote hours ...

Apr 24, 2014
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