sep 202013
 
Clues to the Growth of the Colossus in the Coma Cluster

  A team of astronomers has discovered enormous arms of hot gas in the Coma Cluster of galaxies by using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton. These features, which span at least half a million light years, provide insight into how the Coma cluster has grown through mergers of smaller groups and clusters of [continue reading]