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Creating pancakes using galaxy collisions--violent origins of disk galaxies probed by radio telescopes

September 17, 2014

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Observations of colliding galaxies using ALMA and other radio telescopes have revealed that collisions between galaxies are likely to result in a galaxy with a gaseous disk structure. This is an important result, which gives us a clue about how disk galaxies like our own Milky Way form.Full Story

Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array

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