Content Tagged with: Galaxy

Satellite galaxies of the Milky Way help test dark matter theory

UC Riverside physicists demonstrate “self-interacting dark matter” model can be tested using astronomical observations of Draco and Fornax

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Astronomers discover unusual monster galaxy in the very early universe

XMM-2599 lived fast and died young, says UC Riverside-led international team

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies

UC Riverside astronomers find large-scale winds associated with active black holes in small galaxies suppress star formation

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

The Milky Way kidnapped several tiny galaxies from its neighbor

UC Riverside-led research shows our galaxy is undergoing a massive merger with its largest satellite galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Astronomers discover triplet of black holes on collision course

Unique expertise of UC Riverside scientists helped make the discovery

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Study provides new insight into why galaxies stop forming stars

A team of UCR-led scientists get best measure yet of why star formation stopped in galaxy clusters in the early universe

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Early opaque universe linked to galaxy scarcity

Team led by UC Riverside astronomer George Becker used the Subaru telescope to make the discovery

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology