NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming `red and dead`

November 15, 2014 5:01 PM

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NASA's Hubble finds young galaxies on track to becoming `red and dead`

Washington: Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory have uncovered young, massive and compact galaxies that are dying earlier than expected.

The researchers said that the firestorm of star birth has blasted out most of the remaining gaseous fuel needed to make future generations of stars and are on track to possibly becoming so-called "red and dead galaxies," composed only of aging stars.

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