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Young galaxy's halo offers clues to its growth and evolution


July 24, 2018

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A team of astronomers has tested a new way of studying the properties of the gaseous halo surrounding a galaxy using the W.M. Keck Observatory's new instrument, the Keck Cosmic Web Imager. The analysis is the first of its kind and could offer clues about galaxy formation and evolution. Full Story

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