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Enriching the intracluster medium

( -- Galaxies are sometimes found in large clusters with many hundreds of members. Typically there is a giant elliptical galaxy near the center; most of these ellipticals are very bright emitters of radio radiation ...

dateMar 22, 2011 in Astronomy
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Turbulence responsible for black holes' balancing act

We live in a hierarchical Universe where small structures join into larger ones. Earth is a planet in our Solar System, the Solar System resides in the Milky Way Galaxy, and galaxies combine into groups and clusters. Clusters ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Astronomy
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