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Crashing Spiral Galaxies

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 27, 2013 @ 8:00 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

 

This galaxy is having a bad millennium. In fact, the past 100 million years haven’t been so good, and probably the next billion or so will be quite tumultuous. The upper left galaxy used to be a normal spiral galaxy, minding its own business, until the one toward its right, crashed into it.
Source: apod.nasa.gov [1] via Buzzfeed [2]


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[1] apod.nasa.gov: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120812.html

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