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synonyms for galaxy

  • Milky Way
  • elliptical galaxy
  • irregular galaxy
  • island universe
  • spiral galaxy
  • star cluster
  • star system
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So somehow a galaxy that spans tens of thousands of light-years is intimately related to what is, in effect, a microscopic dot at its center.
THE UNIVERSE HAS MADE ALMOST ALL THE STARS IT WILL EVER MAKE - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECALEB SCHARFAUGUST 19, 2020NAUTILUS
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, has hundreds of billions of stars.
EXPLAINER: STARS AND THEIR FAMILIESKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
On an even grander scale, it’s tempting to imagine life physically exchanging informational algorithms across an entire galaxy.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
In particular, our measurement of the current rate of expansion of the universe is about 10 percent lower than the value found using direct methods of measuring distances to nearby galaxies.
DARK ENERGY: MAP GIVES CLUE ABOUT WHAT IT IS—BUT DEEPENS DISPUTE ABOUT THE COSMIC EXPANSION RATEJULIAN BAUTISTAJULY 31, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The filament looks magnetized throughout, not just near the galaxy clusters that are moving toward each other from either end.
THE HIDDEN MAGNETIC UNIVERSE BEGINS TO COME INTO VIEWNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
So in the ultimate future, if we’re heading toward a heat death, our little group of galaxies, the Local Group, will be isolated.
THIS COSMOLOGIST KNOWS HOW IT’S ALL GOING TO ENDDAN FALKJUNE 22, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
None of the possibilities would explain the nature of dark matter, an unseen substance in the universe that helps stars cling to their galaxies and explains how structures formed in the early universe.
AN UNEXPECTED RESULT FROM A DARK MATTER EXPERIMENT MAY SIGNAL NEW PARTICLESEMILY CONOVERJUNE 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Skeptics, however, have argued that if magnetars were the source, we should see fast radio bursts within our own galaxy.
A SURPRISE DISCOVERY POINTS TO THE SOURCE OF FAST RADIO BURSTSSHANNON HALLJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
For the first time, scientists have observed visible light from the Fermi bubbles, enormous blobs of gas that sandwich the plane of the Milky Way galaxy.
THE MILKY WAY’S GIANT GAS BUBBLES WERE SEEN IN VISIBLE LIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIMEEMILY CONOVERJUNE 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A quasar’s light outshines all the other stars in its galaxy.
SCIENTISTS SAY: QUASARCAROLYN WILKEMAY 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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