Andromeda’s Orbiting Dwarf Galaxies – “Point to Something Profound”

Andromeda Galaxy

 

A string of 13 dwarf galaxies in orbit around the massive galaxy Andromeda –remnants of the population of primordial structures that coalesced to form giant galaxies like the Milky Way–are spread across a flat plane more than one million light years wide and only 30,000 light years thick –a distance so vast that they have yet to complete a single orbit. The 2016 discovery suggests that conventional ideas regarding the formation of galaxies are missing something fundamental.

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Radio Galaxies of the Early Universe -Would Take Several Million Years to Cross at Speed of Light

 

Radio Galaxy

 

“When we look far into the distant universe, we are observing objects way in the past – when they were young. We expected to find that these distant giants would appear as a comparatively small pair of vague lobes. To our surprise, we found that these giants still appear enormous even though they are so far away,” said astrophysicist Michael D. Smith at University of Kent. Conventional wisdom tells us that large objects appear smaller as they get farther from us, but this fundamental law of classical physics is reversed when we observe the distant universe.

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Humans are the Mind of the Cosmos to The Unnerving Origin of Technosignatures (Heard in the Milky Way)

 

ESO Observatories

 

This week’s “Heard in the Milky Way” offers audio and video talks and interviews with leading astronomers and astrophysicists that range from Would Data from an Alien Intelligence be Lethal for Us to Neal Stephenson on  Sci-Fi, Space, Aliens, AI and the Future of Humanity to Is Alien Life Weirder than We Think, and much more. This new weekly feature, curated by The Daily Galaxy editorial staff, takes you on a journey with stories that change our knowledge of Planet Earth, our Galaxy, and the vast Cosmos beyond.  Highly recommended for insomniacs.

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NASA’s New Message to Extraterrestrials to Alien Life’s ‘Smoking Gun’ (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories Chile

 

Today’s stories range from The “Science-Fiction Star” -Is There a Dark-Universe Origin for Gravitational Waves? to A New Place for Consciousness in Our Understanding of the Universe to Massive Black Holes Shown to Act Like Quantum Particles , and much more. “The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch.

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NASA Goes Sci-fi on Quest for Alien Life to Humanity’s Future in the Cosmos (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories

 

Today’s stories range from scientists and philosophers in a mission to uncover the origins of organisms here and across the cosmos to what will China’s first Moon rocks reveal to mystery signal coming from our Milky Way Galaxy, and much more. “The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch.

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A Plot Twist in the Milky Way to Physicists are Rethinking the Fundamental Laws of Nature (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories

 

“The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch. Today’s stories range from the Black Hole in Our Backyard to New Force Fields in the Universe to Einstein’s Relativity Might Have More to Do With the Way Our Brains Evolved, and much more.

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