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Latest Chandra X-Ray Stories

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2006-04-27 12:30:00

Taking advantage of the high sensitivity of ESA's XMM-Newton and the sharp vision of NASA's Chandra X-Ray space observatories, astronomers have studied the behaviour of massive fossil galaxy clusters, trying to find out how they find the time to form.

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2005-04-07 06:55:00

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have used the new generation of X-ray space observatories to study fossil galaxies - ancient galaxy groups in which all of the large galaxies have gradually merged to form one central giant galaxy.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.