Collision

A gargantuan collision
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In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three million billion Suns — so it’s little wonder that it has earned the nickname of “El Gordo” (“the Fat One” in Spanish)! Known officially as ACT-CLJ0102-4915, it is the largest, hottest, and X-ray […]

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Photo Release: Dawn of a galactic collision
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A riot of colour and light dances through this peculiarly shaped galaxy, NGC 5256. Its smoke-like plumes are flung out in all directions and the bright core illuminates the chaotic regions of gas and dust swirling through the galaxy’s centre. Its odd structure is due to the fact that this is not one galaxy, but […]

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VLT Revisits a Curious Cosmic Collision
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The spectacular aftermath of a 360 million year old cosmic collision is revealed in great detail in new images from ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory. Among the debris is a rare and mysterious young dwarf galaxy. This galaxy is providing astronomers with an excellent opportunity to learn more about similar galaxies that […]

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WTF Space Debris in Collision Course to Earth
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The object was actually named WT1190F and given the nickname WTF. Fortunately, most part of the object is expected to burn up in space and during the entering phase in Earth's atmosphere and is expected to fall in the Indian Ocean. But scientist still …

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Bask in the Beautiful Destruction of This Space Junk Collision Test
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January 1, 1963: This is what happens when a piece of space junk hits a spacecraft in orbit. While gorgeous, the energy flash of a hypervelocity impact packs a serious punch. Bask in the Beautiful Destruction of This Space Junk Collision Test 1. Good …

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Police Investigate Footage Showing UFOs In Mid-Air Collision Over St …
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However, UFO Sightings Hotspot suggests that the footage probably shows only one UFO that released an escaped pod moments before it exploded. The pilot might have ejected from his spacecraft after it developed a fault that caused a mid-air explosion, …

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