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July 19, 2001 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2001-22

Star Clusters Born in the Wreckage of Cosmic Collisions

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Video: Multiple-Galaxy Collision Simulation

Running Time: 1 minute 2 seconds

This animation studies the effects of multiple galaxies colliding over time. Astronomers use such simulations to develop theories about the origin of today's galaxies.

Credit: Joshua Barnes (University of Hawaii)

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