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Image of the Day: Strange Weirdly-Shaped Galaxies Observed --"A New Species"

31 Aug 2012, 20:17 UTC
Image of the Day: Strange Weirdly-Shaped Galaxies Observed --"A New Species"
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A full-sky survey by Nasa's wide-field Wise telescope turned up about 1,000 hot, dust-obscured galaxies, each of which emit as much light as 100 trillion sun-like stars. The objects are rare, accounting for about one in 100,000 light sources, and...

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