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2014-07-03 04:44:09

Astronomers are hoping to gain a new understanding of how galaxies grow from watching a distant “twin” of the Milky Way as it is swallowing another galaxy.

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2010-03-03 12:25:00

Astronomers have discovered a relic from the early universe - a star that may have been among the second generation of stars to form after the Big Bang.

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2010-02-17 08:20:00

After years of successful concealment, the most primitive stars outside our Milky Way galaxy have finally been unmasked.

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2009-04-22 08:20:10

The high speed of stars and apparent presence of ‘dark matter’ in the satellite galaxies that orbit our Milky Way Galaxy presents a direct challenge to Newton’s theory of gravitation, according to physicists from Germany, Austria and Australia.

2008-10-09 18:00:28

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2006-11-08 10:27:55

A large survey, made with ESO's VLT, has shed light on our Galaxy's ancestry.

2006-05-08 17:04:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two dim dwarf galaxies are the Milky Way's newest-known galactic companions, astronomers studying a vast swath of the sky reported on Monday. This brings the total number of dwarf galaxies in the Milky Way's cosmic neighborhood to 14.


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  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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