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Study explains why galaxies stop creating stars

Galaxies come in three main shapes - elliptical, spiral (such as the Milky Way) and irregular. They can be massive or small. To add to this mix, galaxies can also be blue or red. Blue galaxies are still actively forming stars. ...

dateJul 08, 2016 in Astronomy
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Team predicts a universe crowded with black holes

A new study published in Nature presents one of the most complete models of matter in the universe and predicts hundreds of massive black hole mergers each year observable with the second generation of gravitational wave ...

dateJun 22, 2016 in Astronomy
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Image: Hubble frames a unique red rectangle

The star HD 44179 is surrounded by an extraordinary structure known as the Red Rectangle. It acquired its moniker because of its shape and its apparent color when seen in early images from Earth. This strikingly detailed ...

dateApr 11, 2016 in Astronomy
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