Gargantuan Galaxies  — Ancestors of the Huge Elliptical Objects That Exist Today

    Astronomers obtained the most detailed anatomy chart of a monster galaxy located 12.4 billion light-years away. Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), the team revealed that the molecular clouds in the galaxy are highly unstable, which leads to runaway star formation. Monster galaxies are thought to be the ancestors of the huge … Continue reading Gargantuan Galaxies  — Ancestors of the Huge Elliptical Objects That Exist Today