Astronomers discover 11 ‘runaway’ galaxies that are fleeing into intergalactic space

April 29, 2015 by  
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A team of scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Moscow State University have spotted 11 runaway galaxies that have been flung out of their homes to wander the void of intergalactic space. While stars and even star clusters have been seen “escaping” galaxies, observing actual galaxies themselves is a whole other final frontier in astrophysics. Read the rest of Astronomers discover 11 ‘runaway’ galaxies that are fleeing into intergalactic space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: astrophysics , harvard-smithsonian center for astrophysics , Moscow State University , runaway galaxies , runaway stars , star clusters

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