Hunting galaxies far far away: Here's how anyone can explore the universe
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Hunting galaxies far far away: Here's how anyone can explore the universe

The article was published at The Conversation. The Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing is at the Swinburne University of Technology. My
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Astronomers discover a strange galaxy without dark matter

The stars and gas of the strange galaxy known as AGC 114905 were mapped out by Astronomers. Three years ago, Filippo Fraternali and his colleagues
Looking for bright black holes — 750,000 galaxies at a time
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Looking for bright black holes — 750,000 galaxies at a time

Astronomers have a problem with black holes. Black holes are not nature's ultimate garbage compactors. It's gone when something is tossed in. Bloop!
Astronomy Jargon 101: Irregular Galaxies
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Astronomy Jargon 101: Irregular Galaxies

In this series, we are looking at astronomy jargon. You will feel a little weird after today's topic. There are spirals in the universe, with their
Scientists Observed This Ghostly Galaxy For 40 Hours And Couldn't Find Any Dark Matter
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Scientists Observed This Ghostly Galaxy For 40 Hours And Couldn't Find Any Dark Matter

A new discovery has deepened the mystery of the universe. After 40 hours of detailed observation and analysis, there was no trace of the mysterious
Two New Ancient Galaxies Have Been Discovered
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Two New Ancient Galaxies Have Been Discovered

Our understanding of the early universe is not good because of the presence of two previously undetected galaxies some 29 billion light years away.
What is causing galaxies in the Virgo Cluster to die?
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What is causing galaxies in the Virgo Cluster to die?

Some galaxies die young. A galaxy is a vast structure made up of stars, dark matter, gas, dust and other elements. They are held together by mutual
Are huge black holes from dead galaxies roaming around the Milky Way?
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Are huge black holes from dead galaxies roaming around the Milky Way?

People ask me questions about black holes whenever I speak about them. They worry that they will get too close to Earth and endanger us all.
Water Detected in Ancient, Distant Galaxy From The Beginnings of The Universe
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Water Detected in Ancient, Distant Galaxy From The Beginnings of The Universe

After the Universe created the universe, some of the necessary ingredients for life were not difficult to find. A new analysis of two galaxies at
Creating ultra-diffuse galaxies
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Creating ultra-diffuse galaxies

A optical image of GMP 4348, an ultra-diffuse galaxie in the Coma group of galaxies. The scale bar indicates a distance of thirty two thousand