‘Perfect Storm’ Prevents Star Formation in Lenticular Galaxy NGC 1266

By observing the dust and gas at the center of NGC 1266, a team of astronomers led by Dr Katherine Alatalo of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena has detected a ‘perfect storm’ of turbulence that is squelching star formation in a region that would otherwise be an ideal star factory. High-energy jets powered [...] —> Read More Here


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