The study of galaxy formation and evolution is concerned with the processes that
... Spiral galaxies and the galactic disk are quite thin, dense, and rotate relatively
fast. ... widely accepted beca...
A spaceship is moving past us at a speed close to the speed of light. ..... How do
observations of distant galaxies help us learn about galaxy evolution?
May 18, 2009 ... Spitzer Space Telescope / NASA / 2003 / IR / Distant and Nearby Objects ...
Astronomers hope that Integral's observations will help them learn ... and could
help us better understand the massive black hole lurking in ... The main mission
of NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer is to help .... What to Do About It.
Aug 10, 2015 ... Posts about Galaxies written by The Zooniverse, karenlmasters, ... question of
how the classifications of distant galaxies might be subtly different due to ...
Galaxy Zoo fits into our overall (ever unfolding) picture of galaxy evolution. ....
gave us time for just one source to prove that we can do the observations, ...
Oct 23, 2013 ... "We want to study very distant galaxies to learn how galaxies change with time,
which helps us understand how the ... The more distant astronomers can push
their observations, the ... The devil is in the details, however, when it comes to
making conclusions about galaxy evolution, Finkelstein points out.
Earlier in this century, Edwin Hubble's observations led to the discovery that ours
is only one of many billions of galaxies that dot the universe, each galaxy home
to ... Much as archaeologists do, astronomers must peel away the strata of time to
... As larger telescopes are built to observe fainter and more distant galaxies, we
So how do we get from our sample statistic to an estimate of the population
parameter? .... help astronomers learn about the history of the universe. ...
Observations of distant galaxies show us what the universe looked like at an ...
galaxy shapes and colors are important clues to understanding the evolution of
Apr 24, 2003 ... Let's say an alien from some other planet wanted to learn how people on ... The
most distant galaxies that the Galaxy Evolution Explorer will see are about 10 ...
Not only will it help us understand the cosmic events that shaped the history ...
The mission's legacy will also benefit ground-based observations.
Oct 30, 2013 ... would help astronomers learn about how often galaxies merge ... away and has
nothing further to do with the merging objects that made it. ... these vibrations
from distant trains, from earthquakes on the other side of the world, ... away that
the merger's gravitational waves would be too weak for us to detect.
When we look at extremely distant galaxies with the magnification of ... also given
us a better grasp of the physical size of gravitationally lensed young galaxies
even ... These observations help plan future observations with the Webb Space ...
to to learn much more about how galaxy evolution and galaxy shapes intertwine.