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When galaxies collide: Watch NASA’s scenario for predicted Milky Way-Andromeda encounter

You may have heard that the days of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, are numbered. The Milky Way is one of the dominant galaxies of a cluster known as the Local Group. The other major player in the group is the Andromeda nebula (M31). And according to……

Hubble data shows galaxies wasted no time forming after ‘Big Bang’

Galaxies appear to have matured much sooner in the early universe than previously estimated, adding intriguing twists to the history that astronomers are compiling of the growth and evolution of these vast collections of stars.;  …

Astronomers reveal how galaxies go from burst to bust

Images from a nearby galaxy may have explained how star factories can bizarrely slow down, astronomers reported on Wednesday. Astrophysicists have long puzzled why the Universe has very few galaxies with a high mass, even though there are many galaxies that create stars at a phenomenal rate, sometimes a hundred…

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