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Merging Galaxies Break Radio Silence

by  ESA/Hubble Information Centre

In the most extensive survey of its kind ever conducted, a team of scientists have found an unambiguous link between the presence of supermassive black holes that power high-speed, radio-signal-emitting jets and the merger history of their host galaxies. 839 more words

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This smiling galaxy cluster in NASA's image archive looks like an emoji

The Hubble Space Telescope is responsible for some of the most beautiful images of the universe ever taken. It has captured countless stars and swirling galaxies and unthinkably huge nebulae. 197 more words

Mapping Mass in a Frontier Fields Cluster

The Frontier Fields project’s examination of galaxy cluster MACS J0416.1-2403 has led to a precise map that shows both the amount and distribution of matter in the cluster. 460 more words

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Frontier Fields Public Lecture

Want to hear about the Frontier Fields project straight from the scientist? On August 5, 2014, principal investigator Dr. Jennifer Lotz gave a public lecture entitled “The Frontier Fields: a Sneak Peek at the First Billion Years of the Universe” and the recorded webcast is available at the link below. 233 more words

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