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2010-01-14 14:35:00

Galaxies throughout the universe are ablaze with star birth, but for a nearby, small spiral galaxy, the star-making party is almost over.

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2008-09-30 11:00:00

There's an old saying in astronomy: "Galaxies are like people. They're only normal until you get to know them." That view is supported by a group of astronomers after using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to study a large number of galaxies in our cosmic backyard.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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