News tagged with galaxy companions

Astronomers discover new kind of supernova

( —Supernovae were always thought to occur in two main varieties. But a team of astronomers including Carnegie's Wendy Freedman, Mark Phillips and Eric Persson is reporting the discovery of a new type of supernova ...

dateMar 26, 2013 in Astronomy
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A microquasar makes a giant Manatee Nebula

(—A new view of a 20,000-year old supernova remnant demonstrates the upgraded imaging power of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and provides more clues to the history ...

dateJan 19, 2013 in Astronomy
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The Milky Way now has a twin (or two)

(—Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local Universe.

dateAug 23, 2012 in Astronomy
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