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Compact Galaxies Merging

Deciphering Compact Galaxies in the Young Universe

March 7, 2016

Based on the extensive observations using the Subaru Telescope, an international team of researchers found that small galactic clumps in the young universe (1.2 billion years after the Big Bang) are growing into large galaxies through mergers, causing active star formation as a result...


Fast Radio Burst

Subaru-HiCIAO Spots Young Stars Surreptitiously Gluttonizing Their Birth Clouds

February 24, 2016

By using HiCIAO on the Subaru Telescope, an international team revealed dramatic moments in star and planet formation. Infant stars are caught in action of gulping materials from its feeder disk, traced by messy and chaotic structures in the infrared observations...