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Unusual supernova is doubly unusual for being perfectly normal - Space Daily

Unusual supernova is doubly unusual for being perfectly normal - Space Daily | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Unusual supernova is doubly unusual for being perfectly normal
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The brilliant visitor, labeled SN 2011fe, was caught by the Palomar Transient Factory less than 12 hours after it exploded in the Pinwheel Galaxy in the Big Dipper.
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Astronomers spy on galaxies in the raw

Astronomers spy on galaxies in the raw | Galaxies | Scoop.it
A radio telescope has detected the raw material for making the first stars in galaxies that formed when the Universe was just three billion years old -- less than a quarter of its current age.
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Spiral Galaxies Like Our Milky Way Much Larger Than Thought - Science 2.0

Spiral Galaxies Like Our Milky Way Much Larger Than Thought - Science 2.0 | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Science World Report Spiral Galaxies Like Our Milky Way Much Larger Than Thought Science 2.0 Spiral galaxies like our own Milky Way appear to be much larger and more massive than previously believed, according to new observations made with Hubble's...
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Scientists size up universe's most lightweight dwarf galaxy

Scientists size up universe's most lightweight dwarf galaxy | Galaxies | Scoop.it
The least massive galaxy in the known universe has now been measured, clocking in at just 1,000 or so stars with a bit of dark matter holding them together.
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Un trou noir dormant dans la galaxie du Sculpteur

Un trou noir dormant dans la galaxie du Sculpteur | Galaxies | Scoop.it
13/06/2013 - Philippe Henarejos
Cette nouvelle image de la galaxie NGC 253, située à 13 millions d'années-lumière dans la constellation du Sculpteur, laisse les astronomes perplexes.
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Solar system's Milky Way neighborhood gets more respect

Solar system's Milky Way neighborhood gets more respect | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Our Solar System's Milky Way neighborhood just went upscale. We reside between two major spiral arms of our home galaxy, in a structure called the Local Arm.
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Un Tournesol pour le challenge photo

Un Tournesol pour le challenge photo | Galaxies | Scoop.it
04/06/2013 - Jean-Luc Dauvergne
Surnommée Galaxie du Tournesol par les anglo-saxons, M63 est une belle spirale de la constellation des Chiens de Chasse.
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Hubble sees the messy result of a galactic collision

Hubble sees the messy result of a galactic collision | Galaxies | Scoop.it
A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captures an ongoing cosmic collision between two galaxies -- a spiral galaxy is in the process of colliding with a lenticular galaxy.
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Fin de la mission Herschel : un premier bilan

Fin de la mission Herschel : un premier bilan | Galaxies | Scoop.it
30/04/2013 - JL Dauvergne
Après trois ans de service, le télescope spatial européen Herschel vient d'épuiser son réservoir d'hélium liquide, utilisé pour refroidir ses instruments.
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Quest for dark matter starts in form of tiny bubbles - Daily News & Analysis

Quest for dark matter starts in form of tiny bubbles - Daily News & Analysis | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Daily News & Analysis Quest for dark matter starts in form of tiny bubbles Daily News & Analysis “If we do find dark matter, not only will we answer one of the biggest mysteries in cosmology and astrophysics, we'll be seeing into a new world of...
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Milky Way black hole snacks on hot gas

Milky Way black hole snacks on hot gas | Galaxies | Scoop.it
The Herschel space observatory has made detailed observations of surprisingly hot gas that may be orbiting or falling towards the supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
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Astronomers discover surprising clutch of hydrogen clouds lurking among our galactic neighbors

Astronomers discover surprising clutch of hydrogen clouds lurking among our galactic neighbors | Galaxies | Scoop.it
In a dark, starless patch of intergalactic space, astronomers have discovered a never-before-seen cluster of hydrogen clouds strewn between two nearby galaxies, Andromeda (M31) and Triangulum (M33).
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Black hole powered jets plow into galaxy

Black hole powered jets plow into galaxy | Galaxies | Scoop.it
The intense gravity of a supermassive black hole can be tapped to produce immense power in the form of jets moving at millions of miles per hour.
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Messier 61 looks straight into Hubble's camera

Messier 61 looks straight into Hubble's camera | Galaxies | Scoop.it
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new image of nearby spiral galaxy Messier 61, also known as NGC 4303.
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New Hubble Discovery --Spiral Galaxies Like Milky Way Much ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

New Hubble Discovery --Spiral Galaxies Like Milky Way Much ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog) | Galaxies | Scoop.it
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"The Great Attractor" --Is Something is Pulling Our Region of the ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

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NASA's Chandra turns up black hole bonanza in galaxy next door

Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have discovered an unprecedented bonanza of black holes in the Andromeda Galaxy, one of the nearest galaxies to the Milky Way.
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Galaxy formation: Cosmic dawn - Nature.com

Nature.com Galaxy formation: Cosmic dawn Nature.com Even a faint glimpse of such objects could provide fresh insights into some of the biggest questions in cosmology, ranging from the nature of the first stars to the tumultuous beginnings of galaxy...
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Best ultraviolet maps of the nearest galaxies

Best ultraviolet maps of the nearest galaxies | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Astronomers have used NASA's Swift satellite to create the most detailed ultraviolet light surveys ever of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, the two closest major galaxies.
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'Population census' of galaxies buried in dust

'Population census' of galaxies buried in dust | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Conventional research on distant galaxies have been carried out mainly with visible light and near infrared light.
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Our galaxy's 'geysers' are towers of power

Our galaxy's 'geysers' are towers of power | Galaxies | Scoop.it
"Monster" outflows of charged particles from the centre of our Galaxy, stretching more than halfway across the sky, have been detected and mapped.
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Colossal hot cloud envelopes colliding galaxies

Colossal hot cloud envelopes colliding galaxies | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Scientists have completed a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas enveloping two large, colliding galaxies.
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Quest for Dark Matter Begins With a Few Tiny Bubbles - SpaceDaily - Space Daily

Quest for Dark Matter Begins With a Few Tiny Bubbles - SpaceDaily - Space Daily | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Quest for Dark Matter Begins With a Few Tiny Bubbles - SpaceDaily Space Daily "If we do find dark matter, not only will we answer one of the biggest mysteries in cosmology and astrophysics, we'll be seeing into a new world of particle physics as...
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Durham University upgrades supercomputer for cosmology research - Techworld.com

Durham University upgrades supercomputer for cosmology research - Techworld.com | Galaxies | Scoop.it
Durham University upgrades supercomputer for cosmology research Techworld.com A high performance server cluster is enabling researchers at Durham University to better understand the universe, by allowing them to model phenomena ranging from solar...
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Hubble tells a tale of galactic collisions

Hubble tells a tale of galactic collisions | Galaxies | Scoop.it
When we look into the distant cosmos, the great majority of the objects we see are galaxies: immense gatherings of stars, planets, gas, dust, and dark matter, showing up in all kind of shapes.
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