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View Full Version : New Recipe for Dwarf Galaxies: Start with Leftover Gas



Fraser
2009-Feb-18, 08:40 PM
Apparently, dwarf galaxies can spring out of thin air.Astronomers using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer have spotted unexpected new galaxies in the constellation Leo that appear to be forming out of nothing more than pristine gas, probably*leftover from the early universe.* The gas lacks both dark matter and metals — previously thought to be building blocks [...]

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