Nearby Dwarf Galaxies Don’t Fit Standard Model of Cosmology, Study Says

June 11, 2014 6:53 PM

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According to a study led by Dr Marcel Pawlowski of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, dwarf galaxies that orbit our Milky Way Galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy defy the accepted model of galaxy formation. The study raises questions about the accuracy of the standard model of cosmology, which is the widely accepted paradigm for the origin and evolution of the Universe.

This image shows the Tadpole galaxy (Arp 188), a disrupted barred spiral galaxy located 420 million light-years from our planet. Material stripped from the galaxy during its collision with a smaller galaxy (seen in the upper left corner of the larger interaction partner) forms a long tidal tail. You...

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