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Apr 17, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
Hot young stars blaze at the center of a vast cloud of interstellar hydrogen gas in this stunning new observation by the awesomely powerful MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory. Continue reading →
Apr 8, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a galaxy cluster so huge that it acts like a magnifying glass, warping and amplifying light from galaxies much farther away.
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 29, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The finding suggests that galaxy mergers aren't necessary to create the supermassive black holes that lurk at the hearts of galaxies.
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 →
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