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A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and .... Tens of thousands of galaxies have been catalogued, but only a few have ..... Like the stars, ...

Chapter 21 - Astronomy 103 with Lane at College of Staten Island ...

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May 17, 2015 ... Get started today for free. * The material on this site is ... Why does faster rotation tend to lead to a spiral galaxy, rather than an elliptical galaxy? Faster rotation leads to collisions among ... Why should galaxy collision have been more common in the past than they are today? Galaxies were closer together in ...

Exam 3 Spring 2000 Practice Test 1 - Physics

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1) How does the interstellar medium obscure our view of most of the galaxy? .... holes existed only when the universe was young and no longer exist today. ... E) Galaxy collisions shouldn't have been more common in the past than they are ...

Galaxies - Astronomy Notes

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May 1, 2013 ... Models for galaxy formation have been of two basic types: ... The "top-down" model on the origin of the galaxies says that they formed from huge gas clouds larger than the resulting galaxy. ... There should still be galaxies forming today. .... much closer together, so collisions should have been more common ...

Cosmic Evolution - Epoch 2 - Galactic Evolution

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However galaxies might have originated, either their formative stages or ..... by collisions and mergers, which are more common in dense galactic environments ? ... in the past than they are today, galaxies do seem to have been more active ...

21. Galaxy Evolution Agenda The Monty Hall Problem/Paradox 21.1 ...

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Mar 27, 2006 ... …is the study of how galaxies form and how they change over time. ... There must have been a few smaller ... collisions will occur more often in crowded cluster centers ... 1,000 brighter than the entire Milky Way Galaxy .... than it is today. ... Because quasars were much more common in the past, it is likely.

Class #32 (November 2) - NMSU Astronomy

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Today we will take a closer look at ideas for why there are different types of galaxies. ... If you have been watching the news coverage of the revolutions in the Middle East, .... The largest giant elliptical galaxies are more than a million times more ... Galaxy collisions are quite common, here are two spirals ( knicknamed the ....

Elliptical Galaxy Facts & Definition - Space.com

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Aug 15, 2013 ... Astronomers have identified more spiral galaxies than ellipticals, but that is ... If fewer elliptical galaxies have been spotted, why do astronomers think they ... The universe is a violent place, and collisions between galaxies are ...

High Redshift Objects - University of Oregon

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In the 1930's, Edwin Hubble discoveried that all galaxies have a positive ... to quasar, the name by which this class of objects has since been called. ... Quasars have a decidedly non-thermal spectrum: they are luminous in the ... Back then the galaxies were closer together and collisions were more common than today. Also  ...

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Identifies Primeval Galaxies ...

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Dec 6, 1994 ... Therefore, these galaxies, which we observe as they were less than two billion ... so many more spiral galaxies in rich clusters long ago than there are today. Apparently, many spiral galaxies have since been destroyed or disappeared. .... galaxy collisions can actually trigger the formation of massive stars.

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Quiz 12 - Physics And Astronomy 187 with Keller at University of ...

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Apr 24, 2016 ... Observations at different distances show galaxies of different ages ... Get started today for free ... observations of distant objects reveal them as they were in the past ... cloud more likely to produce an elliptical galaxy than a spiral galaxy? ... Why should galaxy collisions have been more common in the past ....

Physics 5 Quiz #7 - CASS

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A. the light from the galaxy as it is today, but it is blueshifted ... Why should galaxy collisions have been more common in the past than they are today?

Test: Astronomy Exam 3 | Quizlet

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approximately spherical and about ten times the size of the galaxy halo ... where does most star formation occur in the Milky Way today? ... why should galaxy collisions have been more common in the past than they are today → 28,000 light- ...