Scientists always surprise us with their latest discoveries, and when it comes to space, there are always new things to be learned. Let's see what we found this week.
The galaxies are dying
Astronomers are witnessing the death of the Little Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf galaxy. It seems that the galaxy does not have the power to form starts anymore. "Galaxies that stop forming stars gradually fade into oblivion, a kind of crude death for a galaxy if it loses all of its gas," said Naomi McClure-Griffiths of the Australian National University's Astronomy and Astrophysics Research School. It is believed that the Milky Way will eat this galaxy.
The galaxies were merged
Scientists have recently seen something unique. They have ultimate proof that the black holes are merging. Astronomers have noticed that several galaxies are joining the form of a huge black hole. You can see images from the W.M. Keck Observatory.
"Seeing the pairs of galaxy merging nuclei associated with these huge black holes so near were very amazing," said Michael Koss, a researcher at Eureka Scientific. "In our study, we see two galaxy nuclei right when the images were taken, you can not discuss it, it's a very" pure "result that is not based on interpretation.
The black hole like a fountain
A black hole discovered at the center of the Abell 2597 galaxy wakens us with its moves. The cold molecular gas falls into the black hole and then the jets are sprayed back.
"The evolution of galaxies can be quite chaotic and large galaxies tend to live hard and die young." For the first time, we managed to observe the complete cycle of an oversized black hole crash that works to regulate this process, the life of galaxies "said Timothy Davis of the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, University of Cardiff.
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