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Cosmic Log: A giant among galaxies?

Science editor Alan Boyle's Weblog: Swirls of stars seem to surround a huge galaxy half a billion light-years from Earth. But that's just an illusion. In reality, the galaxy spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope is a big fat loner. And the big fat mystery is ... why?

Giant cannibal galaxy caught in mid-gobble

New images show the "last meal" of a giant cannibal galaxy as it gobbles down a smaller spiral galaxy, which has been twisted and warped from being devoured. Full story

Giant cannibal galaxy's last meal

New images show the "last meal" of a giant cannibal galaxy as it gobbles down a smaller spiral galaxy, which has been twisted and warped from being devoured. Full story

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