Why the Brightest Galaxies Create 1,000 Times More Stars Than Ours
Submillimeter galaxies are insane star-making dynamos. Why?
Dark Matter Halos Are Sad Would-Be Galaxies
The early universe naturally selected fast-forming galaxies.
Astronomers Used Quasars as Flashlights to Illuminate the Dark Matter Between Galaxies
No, literally. Quasars make great cosmic flashlights in a pinch.
Why Our Dark Matter Ghost Hunting Expeditions Might Be Failing
Dark matter is thought to be the ghosts that helped build the structured universe, ghosts that the universe _needed_ to make galaxies happen. I say "ghosts" because dark matter doesn't interact with the universe in ways beyond gravity; the...