Galaxies Create Bursts Of New Stars?

February 17, 2015 6:19 PM

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There is a special type of galaxy out in the great yonder dubbed the “starburst galaxy.” The reason for such a name? It has the ability to produce stars at a rate that is 1,000 times faster than any grouping of stars or gasses found within our Milky Way.

After researching the closest starburst galaxy, known as the Sculptor Galaxy, or formally NGC 253, scientists have a few additional clues as to just how these entities are able to build new stars at such an astonishing rate.

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