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Scientists witness the death of a galaxy 9 million light-years away unfold, in a remarkable first
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Scientists witness the death of a galaxy 9 million light-years away unfold, in a remarkable first

The rare and recent discovery also shows that galaxies could shut down as a result of mergers.

Intergalactic wall: Stretch of galaxies some 1.4 bn light-years long discovered in the universe
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Intergalactic wall: Stretch of galaxies some 1.4 bn light-years long discovered in the universe

The structure stretches across the southern border of the universe, and comprises thousands of galaxies and huge amounts of gas and dust.

Bizarre infant star with deformed disc could shed new light on planet formation
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Bizarre infant star with deformed disc could shed new light on planet formation

The young star could offer an explanation for misalignment in our universe, such as that of planetary orbits.

Supermassive Black holes eat stars to grow bigger
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Supermassive Black holes eat stars to grow bigger

Black holes at the centre of galaxies become super massive by eating stars, says a new study.

Supermassive Black holes eat stars to grow bigger
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Supermassive Black holes eat stars to grow bigger

Black holes at the centre of galaxies become super massive by eating stars, says a new study.

30 mln mph! Runaway planets are fastest objects in the universe
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30 mln mph! Runaway planets are fastest objects in the universe

ipping through space at mind-numbing speeds of 30 million miles per hour are now the fastest objects in the universe

30 mln mph! Runaway planets are fastest objects in the universe
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30 mln mph! Runaway planets are fastest objects in the universe

ipping through space at mind-numbing speeds of 30 million miles per hour are now the fastest objects in the universe