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Watch the Milky Way Eat Its Neighbors [Video]
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, space, science, research, news, investigation, interesting, humans, environment, discovery, astronomy, cosmology, milky way, galaxies )

- 103 days ago -
The Milky Way has a history of devouring its neighbors, the smaller satellite galaxies that orbit it. Over time our galaxy's gravity will tug on the near sides of these satellites more strongly than their far sides, slowly stretching them out. . .
Half Of All Stars Could Exist Outside of Galaxies
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, stars, planets, galaxies, rogue stars, discovery, nasa, space )

- 116 days ago -
Stars and planets are regarded as existing nicely within galaxies. We know that every now and again there are events that fling a star outside of the galaxy, doomed to wander the universe alone, but it was previously assumed to be relatively rare.
Background Light Suggests Many Stars 'Outside Galaxies'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, galaxies, journal Science, Earth's atmosphere )

- 119 days ago -
Collisions and mergers can strip stars out of galaxies, A new study of the universe's background light has suggested that as many as half its stars might be hidden in the space between galaxies.
Fast and Furious: Violent Short-Lived Stars Stunt Galaxy Growth
Science & Tech  (tags: Chile, galaxies, stars, science, research, NewTechnology, space, study, fascinating )

- 588 days ago -
New observations by a powerful telescope in Chile have revealed clues into why some galaxies experience a frenetic period of rapid star birth, only to see those stellar newborns starve future generations of stars.
50 Best Natural History Blogs
Science & Tech  (tags: Natural History, Astronomy, Science, Galaxies, Space )

- 1518 days ago -
From the most distant galaxies to the imperceptible quasar, the scientific principles driving the universe lead millions to study them in depth and attempt to make sense of any mysteries.
Brightest Ever 'Starburst' Spotted in Space After Two Huge Galaxies Collide
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomy, space, galaxies, starburst )

- 1563 days ago -
Astronomers have spotted a stunning burst of light as new stars are formed that beams out as much infrared light as an entire galaxy.The collision of two spiral galaxies has triggered this explosion, which is cloaked by dust that renders its stars nearly
Galaxy NGC 2683: Spiral Edge On
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, scientists, galaxies )

- 1606 days ago -
Does spiral galaxy NGC 2683 have a bar across its center? Being so nearly like our own barred Milky Way Galaxy, one might guess it has. Being so nearly edge-on, however, it is hard to tell.
Galaxy Superclusters Found Tracing the Distribution of Dark Matter Throughout the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, scientists, space, galaxies, physics )

- 1630 days ago -
Matter in the Universe is distributed in a highly clustered fashion; stars congregate in galaxies and galaxies clump together, forming enormous clusters surrounded by vast, empty spaces.
Where Did Today's Spiral Galaxies Come From?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, galaxies, ancient, research, investigation )

- 1854 days ago -
Hubble shows that the beautiful spirals galaxies of the modern Universe were the ugly ducklings of six billion years ago. If confirmed, the finding highlights the importance to many galaxies of collisions and mergers in the recent past. It also pro
Picture of the Day - Trio of Galaxies Mixes It Up
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, astronomy, galaxies, Hubble Space Telescope, colliding galaxies )

- 1857 days ago -
Though they are the largest and most widely scattered objects in the universe, galaxies do go bump in the night. The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed many pairs of galaxies colliding. Like snowflakes, no two examples look exactly alike. This is one
Spiral Galaxies: Exploring the Baffling Boxy Bulge
Science & Tech  (tags: Spiral, Galaxies, Boxy )

- 1928 days ago -
When targeting spiral galaxy bulges, astronomers often seek edge-on galaxies, as their bulges are more easily distinguishable from the disc.
Discovery: New Planet Found To Be Younger Than 2000 Years Of Age
Science & Tech  (tags: planet, star, galaxies, space, science )

- 2527 days ago -
There are billion of planets out there that much much older than our. Earth was estimated to be 4.5 billion years old. To find planets that are younger than our is possible, but there aren't so many planets that are younger than Earth. UK team just fou
Astronomy Picture of the Day - 2008 February 24 - NGC 4676: When Mice Collide
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, galaxies, "The Mice", Hubble, NASA )

- 2566 days ago -
These two mighty galaxies are pulling each other apart. Known as " The Mice" because they have such long tails, each spiral galaxy has likely already passed through the other. They will probably collide again and again until they coalesce.
Light Echoes Whisper the Distance to a Star
Science & Tech  (tags: science, news, technology, astronomers, Cepheid, distance, galaxies, nebula, star, telescope, astronomy, research, discovery, space, study )

- 2580 days ago -
An ESO telescope measured the distance of a bright star located towards the constellation of Puppis ('the Stern') Cepheid.Observations of the echoes on several nebula features found the distance of RS Pup was 6500 light years,plus or minus 90 years.
How Do Scientists Know the Universe Is Expanding?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, astronomer, Edwin Hubble, science, scientists, research, the universe, Albert Einstein, galaxies, theory, space, interesting )

- 2600 days ago -
We thought we'd ask Geza Gyuk, Director of Astronomy at the Adler Planetarium and a research scientist at the University of Chicago. Here's what he said:

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