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Andromeda Surrounded By Dwarf Galaxies
2013-01-04 04:57:16

Astronomers have discovered a group of dwarf galaxies moving in unison near the Andromeda Galaxy around the host known as Messier 31.

Image 2 - Slowpoke Pulsar Found Nestled In Young Supernova Remnant
2011-12-20 15:09:57

Astronomers have discovered a very slowly rotating X-ray pulsar still embedded in the remnant of the supernova that created it.

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2011-07-20 08:50:00

ESO’s Very Large Telescope captured this striking view of the nebula around the star cluster NGC 1929 within the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way.

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2010-11-25 08:35:00

The Andromeda Galaxy was formed as the result of a massive collision involving two separate galaxies that occurred billions of years ago, an international team of researchers has discovered.

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2008-09-20 08:30:35

A team led by a Yale University astronomer has discovered the least luminous, most dark matter-filled galaxy known to exist.

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2006-02-17 06:55:00

It is the job of astronomers to put numbers on the stupefying vastness of space and the objects it holds. That's how they get the universe to spill its secrets. The SIM PlanetQuest space telescope will lay the foundation for a real-life guide to the galaxy.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).