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08.27.16
Strange galaxy is made almost entirely of dark matter
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Strange galaxy is made almost entirely of dark matter

Dragonfly 44 has the mass of our galaxy, but only a fraction of the stars.

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05.06.15
Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe
05.06.15

Researchers find new 'most distant' galaxy in the universe

Peering through the voids of space is a lot like time travelling: the deeper we gaze into a seemin...

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12.01.14
The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy
12.01.14

The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy

The galaxy you see here (NGC 4151) may be best-known for looking a bit like the Eye of Sauron in t...

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10.21.11
Scientists capture birth of new planet on camera, mother and child doing just fine
10.21.11

Scientists capture birth of new planet on camera, mother and child doing just fine

After all the pushing, squeezing and screaming, the universe has finally given birth to a new p...

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