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Green Bean Galaxy, A New Class Of Galaxy
2012-12-05 06:03:50

Astronomers using the European Space Observatory's Very Large Telescope have identified a new galaxy class. The "green bean galaxies" have an unusual appearance, glowing in intense light emitted from the surroundings of monster black holes.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'