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Apr 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jason Major
It's a big, big universe out there and the Hubble Space Telescope bores a hole over halfway out into it with this image, showing a gathering of galaxies near and far. Continue reading →
Apr 4, 2014 12:24 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.
Apr 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NGC 1316 has a lot of skeletons in its closet -- literally.
Mar 14, 2014 04:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Milky Way and Andromeda are galactic King and Queen of the galactic Local Group -- but what does the structure of surrounding galaxies in our intergalactic realm tell us about galaxy evolution?
Mar 5, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Back when the universe was half its present age, supermassive black holes were feeding from a steady and plentiful diet of neighboring galaxies, the first measurement of a distant supermassive black hole’s spin shows.
Mar 4, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If the Universe made a slasher flick, it would star the innocent bystander spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 and violent baddie galaxy cluster Abell 3627. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 11:39 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Supermassive black holes could be quenching star formation in elliptical galaxies, forcing them to appear 'red and dead.'
Feb 6, 2014 11:56 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
After carrying out a vast survey using data from multiple observatories, astronomers think they've found the 'missing link' for the earliest compact galaxies. Continue reading →
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