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Aug 25, 2014 03:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The space telescope has zoomed in on a galactic pair that are gravitationally disturbing one another's stellar populations. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2014 04:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
One of the most enduring mysteries behind the dynamics of supermassive black holes, and their impacts on galactic evolution, has been uncovered by an international team of astrophysicists. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
Astronomers are studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal to learn how galaxies grow.
Jun 3, 2014 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The complex violence of a galactic cluster four-way has been recorded 5 billion light-years distant and astronomers don't yet fully understand what they are witnessing. Continue reading →
May 24, 2014 04:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
May 21, 2014 11:49 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Around 7,500 light-years from Earth, in the constellation of Carina (The Keel), lies a loosely-bound collection of stars that are as beautiful as they are useful. Continue reading →
May 14, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have long been in the dark about what is happening just beyond the center of the Milky Way -- but with the help Cepheid variable stars, we're beginning to realize that our galaxy's outer disk is mysteriously flared.
May 12, 2014 12:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When two galaxies collide, the mingling interstellar gases are violently turbulent. Turbulence should switch off any star formation, but galactic mergers are known to be fertile grounds for stellar birthing -- what's going on? Continue reading →
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