Astronomy Digest – News From the Hubble Telescope

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The European Space Agency’s Space Telescope has discovered six dead galaxies from the early universe.

zombie galaxy
zombie galaxy (click here for original source image)

This is the biggest discovery by a science team using space-based telescopes. It also just happens to be the first time that a telescope has directly detected a system of stars without a black hole. This makes this a major breakthrough in the field of astronomy and science as a whole.

The astronomers had noticed a slight wobble in the distribution of mass in the Large Distance Field (LDF), which is the universe’s largest space at the center. They were looking for another small cluster, which was not present in earlier catalogs. Using data from the Wide Energy Transient Survey telescope (WET), they saw a faint reddish glow in the distance which eventually became known as Barnard’s Star. It turns out to be the first of six dead galaxies which the telescope has found to have a large, wobbling central bulge.

Studying star formations further confirmed this finding, as it is not possible to see through clouds or to see infrared radiation. Whether the star formation is very compact like our own, or relatively thin like M dwarfs (which are much like our sun), this is still a very complicated system to study. It is quite possible that the stellar output has a non-uniform distribution, with some stars closer to the nucleus than others, and some at a great distance. If it is a spiral structure, it will be very similar to other spiral clusters we see in the Milky Way and may be quite common.

Very recently, it was found that a very similar structure exists in the quenched nucleus of a very old exploded stars.

While these discoveries are exciting, there are many more to come. The biggest discovery so far is the discovery of the first galaxy that was in a stable orbit around the center of the universe, which existed long before the rest. This is only one of many plans for the Abell Ring Star, which has to date produced the most powerful radio emission that can be detected from space. There are many theories that also surround this discovery, including a binary black hole merger, a super giant black hole, or a ring of gas and dust.

Now that we know what kind of structure to expect, what does this mean for the search for signs of other life? Are we looking in the wrong places? Although astronomers are not looking for exotics, they acknowledge that they have been forced to look in some strange places because there is not enough data to rule out other possibilities. While many theorists have put forward explanations for such phenomena, only a handful of them are accepted by the astronomical community.

The Hubble telescope is unique in many ways and was built specifically as a wide-field astronomy instrument, rather than a research tool. It has a very high sensitivity, allowing astronomers to pick up on many details. It can also measure things at smaller scales, although these readings must be measured in different ways. Astronomers have used the results from these smaller-scale instruments to study hundreds of thousands of stars at once. They have found that nearly all of the low contrast stars in the universe have a black hole companion.

This discovery shows that a companion is required for a black hole to form and was able to rule out a model of a disk around a black hole. Although astronomers aren’t certain how the six spiral arms of a galaxy actually come together, they do know that the distribution of stars in the disk of matter that makes up the center of the spiral is irregular. Because it is so similar to our own Milky Way, scientists think that there must be some sort of connection between the two processes. They are still waiting for another telescope to find out exactly what the properties of spiral arm matter are, and whether or not they can help them understand the properties of the other components of the Milky Way.

This discovery is just the beginning of what promises to be many exciting results from NASA’s Hubble telescope. The James Clerk Maxwell Telescope, which operates on the grounds at JPL, has already been used to find many other unusual objects within the space. Other upcoming science projects include the Wide Angle Search for Extra Stars (WAS), which is currently searching for companions to the known galaxies. It will also be looking for very compact “dwarf” galaxies, which are much less dense than their spiral counterparts. And there is more news: astronomers say that they have found nearly a hundred new small galaxies outside of the main cluster of 100 that were previously thought to be alone.

Hopefully, all of this will lead to greater understanding of the structure of the entire Milky Way and the Universe.

How Did The Dead Galaxy Become A Spiral Galaxy?

dead galaxy
dead galaxy (click here for original source image)

How did the Dead Galaxy fit in with our current scientific theories? The theory of gravity is a wonderful and intricate one, but it does not really explain anything about the origins of the universe or life on earth. The latest theory proposes that the universe is infinite, but is composed of multiple smaller universes, which are parallel to ours. Each universe consists of different matter but is bound together by gravity. Because of this, they can be compared as a “great ball of gas” or a “great tree trunk”.

They have a mass that can be condensed into a planet like our own Earth, but within each galaxy the amount of matter can be very different, which leads scientists to believe that there may be many planets like objects out there.

Another way to explain the existence of the Dead Galaxy is that our galaxy is a very old one, and that the other older ones were not created equal. In fact, some think that our galaxy might be a super-aged predecessor of the other two. And, if that were true then it makes sense that all the other existing galaxies also must be dead too. This would mean that the density of matter in space must be much higher than what we find on Earth.

If we further assume that all the stars and black holes are contained within the centers of these large celestial bodies then we have an excellent explanation for why there is so much matter in space: it’s all there. Now, if the density of gas that fills these cavities is considerably less than what we find on Earth then that must mean that there is no such thing as “dead space.” The stars and black holes will still be there, as will all the gas that is there. The difference is that we can’t see it because it is beyond the eye.

The gas that is found beyond the visible reaches of the eye is the result of collisions between stellar bodies and the gas that surround them. The reason that astronomers can only see gas that is invisible to the human eye is because it absorbs all the light that hits it and passes on to the space around it. But, the amount of gas that has been found in those very deep star and black hole cavities that are located thousands of light years from the Earth is too great to be explained by anything that we can see with the naked eye. And, even if it could, it wouldn’t be made of “gas”, as we know it, but of something completely different.

There are some astronomers who believe that the gas that is present is not only ordinary gas, but something completely different. It is called “hypothetical gas” by these experts, because it hasn’t been found yet and there may never be. Although this sounds far-fetched, it might actually be true. It might be that there are several other such galaxies out there, some of which have yet to be discovered. These other “hypothetical gases” might contain extremely high amounts of both hydrogen and helium, which are found in the Sun and the other planets in our solar system.

If this is true, then we would have to admit that our whole solar system, and nearly every planet in the solar system, are composed of “dead” gas that has been trapped by gravity far beyond what was allowed to escape back into space when the solar system was forming. It is possible, therefore, that the gas that we thought was gone forever is indeed still present, and that it accounts for about 60 % of the total volume of the space near the Sun. This, many experts believe, is the reason why none of the planets in our solar system have satellites orbiting around them.

Since there are no signs of life, it must be that the gas filling the interiors of these planets is too dense for any form of radiation to reach, leaving behind its own gravitational pull to keep the planets stable.

Many scientists are hoping that a probe could be sent out to one of these potentially extinct black holes to find out more about this gas. If it turns out to be nothing more than ordinary carbon, it would merely confirm another long-suspected theory – that our galaxy is not unique, but a typical spiral. Another possibility is that this graphite does not contain any life, but is instead simply a cool surface that is very cold. If that is true, it would mean that the amount of gas in our galaxy is much lower than what it should be, and that there may be many other smaller spiral arrangements in the universe.

If this is true, it would mean that almost all spiral galaxies are rare, and that we are probably just one of them.

Many of the answers to questions like those above can be provided through a study of mathematics. Since our science has yet to even come up with a Theory of Everything, theories about how these galaxies formed and how they work are still not known. One thing is known, though, which is that all spiral clusters look the same to the eye. While that is not to say that they are not diverse, it would at least help to explain away some of the discrepancies and mysteries.

With enough research, it may be possible to give an answer as to how these dead globes were formed, and why they exist today.

Provided by Antonio Westley


Disclaimer: This article is meant to be seen as an overview of this subject and not a reflection of viewpoints or opinions as nothing is definitive. So, make sure to do your research and feel free to use this information at your own discretion.



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