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Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo
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Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo

Scientists have mapped the enormous halo of Andromeda and found that the halo extends 1.3 million light-years from the galaxy.

NASA's Hubble captures a pair of galaxies merging, distorting in spectacular detail
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NASA's Hubble captures a pair of galaxies merging, distorting in spectacular detail

A popular theory claims that the Milky Way will collide with the neighbouring Andromeda in 4 bn years.

Hawking's tiny black hole theory doesn't account for dark matter, study points out
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Hawking's tiny black hole theory doesn't account for dark matter, study points out

The study draws on gravitational lensing, which occurs only if a star, black hole & observer are in alignment.

Milky Way might have had a long-lost sibling destroyed by the Andromeda Galaxy
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Milky Way might have had a long-lost sibling destroyed by the Andromeda Galaxy

The disrupted galaxy was the third-largest one after the Milky Way and the Andromeda.

Nasa's Chandra Observatory finds blackhole bonanza in Andromeda Galaxy
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Nasa's Chandra Observatory finds blackhole bonanza in Andromeda Galaxy

Using more than 150 Chandra observations, spread over 13 years, researchers identified 26 black hole candidates, the largest number to date, in a galaxy outside our own.

Nasa's Chandra Observatory finds blackhole bonanza in Andromeda Galaxy
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Nasa's Chandra Observatory finds blackhole bonanza in Andromeda Galaxy

Using more than 150 Chandra observations, spread over 13 years, researchers identified 26 black hole candidates, the largest number to date, in a galaxy outside our own.

Cosmic-crash: Milky Way will smash into Andromeda galaxy
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Cosmic-crash: Milky Way will smash into Andromeda galaxy

Want to know when the world will end? Well NASA has done all the maths required for that. The answer: the entire Milky Way galaxy will crash into the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy with a head-on hit — in 4 billion years.

Cosmic-crash: Milky Way will smash into Andromeda galaxy
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Cosmic-crash: Milky Way will smash into Andromeda galaxy

Want to know when the world will end? Well NASA has done all the maths required for that. The answer: the entire Milky Way galaxy will crash into the neighbouring Andromeda galaxy with a head-on hit - in 4 billion years.