The grand collapse picture captures long, flowing streams of gas, stars and star dust.
The Hubble Space Telescope undertakes a rare cosmic collapse in which galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039 collide and tear apart. As a result, two entities must merge into one. This is written by the online edition of Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
When galaxies are drawn to one another, their gravity, their shapes are distorted beyond recognition.
According to experts, space began several hundred million years ago. Eventually, the galaxies will merge into one that will give birth to billions of new stars.
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