Collision Between Galaxies (Artist's Impression)
March 30, 2006
The new results obtained with GIRAFFE on the VLT seem to show that collisions and merging are important in the formation and evolution of galaxies. Here, such a collision is shown in this artist's impression.
Topics: Disaster Accident, Galaxy, Physical cosmology, Very Large Telescope, Environment, artist, Galactic orientation, Galaxy formation and evolution