Latest Comet Galaxy Stories
In four billion years, a mere blink of an eye by universal standards, planet Earth will be part of a galactic collision when our Milky Way will smash into the Andromeda spiral galaxy. Scientists got a preview of that event earlier this week.
Three astronomers at the University of Toronto have found the most numerous batch of young, supermassive stars yet observed in our galaxy: hundreds of thousands of stars, including several hundreds of the most massive kind --blue stars dozens of times heavier than our Sun.
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