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Best view yet of merging galaxies in distant universe
August 26, 2014
An international team of astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA)--among other telescopes--has obtained the best view yet of a collision between two galaxies when the Universe was only half its current age.
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