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Galaxy Collision

This Is What It Looks Like When 2 Galaxies Collide

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.17.2016 | Science

The Hubble Space Telescope has been responsible for some pretty spectacular photos since it was launched into space 25 years ago, but a new image (abo...

Galaxy's Spiral Arms Twist Out Of Shape In Striking Hubble Photo

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Science

A cosmic tug-of-war has been caught on camera. A new photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows a spiral galaxy known as NGC 7714 being twiste...

WATCH: Milky Way Gets 'Cannibalized' By Nearby Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.22.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that the nearby galaxy Andromeda and our own Milky Way galaxy will collide in four to five billion years, but now a new com...

WATCH: How Violent Collision Gave Nearby Galaxy Its Arms

natureheader | Katia Moskvitch | Posted 06.04.2014 | Science

The Andromeda galaxy got its peculiar ring-like spiral arms in a collision with a dwarf galaxy around 900 million years ago, a computer simulation sug...

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 ...

Vast Cosmic Structure Said 100 Times Bigger Than Milky Way

Posted 02.01.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com Contributor Published: 02/01/2013 07:33 AM EST on SPACE.com A glowing cosmic structure millions of light-years lo...

Colliding Galaxies Created Weird Link In Space, Scientists Say

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/12/2012 07:36 AM EDT on SPACE.com ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two galaxies near our own Milky Way may have had a clo...

WATCH: The Secret Of Surviving A Galactic 'Massacre'

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

What's the best way to get old in this universe of ours? We're not talking 80 or 90 years here—try 13 billion. New research from the Max Planck Inst...