How peculiar

Look! Hubble could help uncover how “peculiar galaxies” formed

These peculiar galaxies have a lot to teach us.

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows two of the galaxies in the galactic triple...
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There are plenty of reasons to point a high-powered telescope like Hubble into the depths of space.

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Observations of distant stars can help us understand how galaxies formed or search for signs of life outside of Earth.