ESO’s VLT finds a brilliant but solitary superstar


Related images (click to enlarge) An international team of astronomers [1] has used ESO‘s Very Large Telescope to carefully study the star VFTS 682 [2] in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small neighbouring galaxy to…

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The Spitzer photo atlas of galactic ‘train wrecks’


Related images (click to enlarge) Five billion years from now, our Milky Way galaxy will collide with the Andromeda galaxy. This will mark a moment of both destruction and creation. The galaxies will lose their…

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