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A Violent Wind Blown from the Heart of a Galaxy Tells the Tale of a Merger

February 3, 2016

An international team led by a researcher from Hiroshima University has succeeded in revealing the detailed structure of a massive ionized gas outflow streaming from the starburst galaxy NGC 6240 by using Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope...


"Fossils" of Galaxies

"Fossils" of Galaxies Reveal the Formation and Evolution of Massive Galaxies

September 24, 2015

An international team observed massive dead galaxies in the universe 4 billion years after the Big Bang with the Subaru Telescope and discovered that their stellar content is strikingly similar to that of massive elliptical galaxies seen locally. They also identified progenitorsof them, unveiling the formation and evolution of massive galaxies across 11 billion years of cosmic time...