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Galaxies show appetite for growth

The extent to which galaxies consume one another has been revealed in research. Findings from the study help to explain how galaxies such as the Milky Way were formed.

dateAug 04, 2015 in Astronomy
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Multilingual Universe from 'Mitaka'

The door to the digital Universe has been flung open! Mitaka, a free downloadable software program to visualize the Universe based on real astronomical data, now accommodates a variety of the languages found on planet Earth. ...

dateFeb 09, 2016 in Astronomy
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ALMA spots baby star's growing blanket

Researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have made the first direct observations delineating the gas disk around a baby star from the infalling gas envelope. This finding fills an important ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Astronomy
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