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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Galaxy Clusters’

Enormous Galaxy Cluster Spotted by NASA’s WISE

Galaxy clusters, the rarest of galaxy groupings, can be difficult for astronomers to find. NASA‘s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope, however, has just found a gigantic galaxy cluster, and is expected to uncover thousands more. The new findings have been published in The Astrophysical Journal. “One of the key questions in cosmology is how did the first bumps …

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Galaxy Discovery Reveals Record-Breaking Star Formation

Astronomers have found a galaxy cluster that is one of the largest objects in the known universe, and it is breaking records. The cluster, named the Phoenix cluster, has been observed by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the National Science Foundation’s South Pole Telescope, and eight other observatories. Their findings suggest that the evolution of galaxy clusters may be more complicated …

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