Learn About Galaxies

Galaxies(def.): A gravitationally-bound system of stars, gas, dust and dark matter.

There are billions of galaxies throughout the Universe and they come in different shapes and sizes. Within these galaxies are black holes, neutron stars, and bubbles of hot gas that reveal themselves in X-rays. Astronomers use Chandra to study galactic behavior and phenomena. More >

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fiery star outburst in outer space
NASA's Hubble and Chandra Find Evidence for Densest Nearby Galaxy
The densest galaxy in the nearby Universe may have been...

 

 

 

 

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