Guess What? Galaxies Breathe Gas

This image from Gemini North in Hawaii shows two spiral galaxies on the verge of merging and clashing - NGC 4568 (bottom) and NGC 4567 (top). It will take around 500 million years for the galaxies to merge into a single elliptical galaxy. Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA.

While the twinkling stars have captured our attention for eons, the unseen gas is what truly breathes life into galaxies….

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