Big galaxies are our Universe’s bullies. Snacking ruthlessly on their smaller galactic kin, these massive galaxies have stopped producing stars of their own, and are instead feasting on tiny galaxies inhabiting their neighborhood.
Searching For The Culprit Behind The Universe’s Great Cold Spot By Judith E Braffman-Miller The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation is the most ancient light that can be observed. This primordial, wandering light began its long, treacherous, mysterious journey nearly 14 billion years ago–and it is an almost-uniform background of radio waves that flow throughout the entire Universe. The CMB…Read More
The Strange Case Of The Pushy Void By Judith E Braffman-Miller Billions upon billions of galaxies, blazing with the furious, brilliant fires of a host of dazzling stars, trace out the heavy and gigantic filaments of the Great Cosmic Web–a structure that would otherwise be invisible to our eyes, were it not for these sparkling and revealing flecks of starlight….Read More