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2010-09-08 09:05:00

Researchers have observed the signs of distant dwarf galaxies being swallowed up by spiral galaxies, and their findings "could shed further light on the evolution of galaxies," according to BBC News. A team of researchers, led by David Martinez-Delgado of Germany's Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA), noted that the dwarf galaxies that are being absorbed tend to form vine-like structures and long strands of stars known as stellar streams that are produced due to tidal forces. While the...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin