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Titanic Collision Seen Between Distant Galaxy Clusters

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February 7, 2001
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CSIRO Australia
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A student astronomer has discovered evidence of a vast collision between two giant clusters of galaxies. Using CSIRO's Australia Telescope, PhD student Melanie Johnston-Hollitt of the University of Adelaide has found 'wreckage' indicating that two giant clusters of galaxies have collided and merged.

A student astronomer has discovered evidence of a vast collision between two giant clusters of galaxies.


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CSIRO Australia. (2001, February 7). Titanic Collision Seen Between Distant Galaxy Clusters. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010207074245.htm
CSIRO Australia. "Titanic Collision Seen Between Distant Galaxy Clusters." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010207074245.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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