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Colliding Galaxies

Distant Galaxies Put On Spectacular Light Show

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 12.17.2014 | Science

Just in time for the holidays, NASA has released a new photo showing a spectacular light show created by a pair of merging galaxies 130 million light-...

Cosmic Crumbs Shed Light On 'Cannibal' Galaxy

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.02.2014 | Science

Astronomers are studying the feeding habits of a cosmic cannibal to learn how galaxies grow. If you point a telescope near the constellations of Le...

PHOTO: Is That A Space Penguin?!

Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Space Penguin! Alright, it's not exactly "Star Wars." But this image, captured by the Hubble Space Tel...

WATCH: Rare View Of Colossal Galaxy Collision

Posted 05.23.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 05/22/2013 01:05 PM EDT on SPACE.com Astronomers have caught two big ancient galaxies in the act of colliding, shedding ...

PHOTOS: Huge New Telescope Offers New Look At Colliding Galaxies

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

The Atacama Large Millimetre/sub-millimetre Array (ALMA) telescope in northern Chile has opened its eyes for the first time, and the results are a sol...

PHOTO: Colliding Galaxies Form Exclamation Point In Space

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.15.2011 | Green

Rarely does a photo spell out the emotion it produces, especially in Space. The stunning image, which you can see for yourself below, is actually a...