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November 17, 2011 02:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2011-37

NASA's Hubble Confirms that Galaxies Are the Ultimate Recyclers

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About the Data
Note: The work presented in these papers is based in part on ground-based observations from the following telescope observatories: Keck Observatory in Hawaii, the Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) and the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) in Arizona, and the Magellean Telescopes in Chile.
HST Data Description: The science findings in this release are based on HST data from the following proposals:
11741: T. Tripp (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), J. Prochaska (University of California, Santa Cruz), C. Howk and N. Lehner (University of Notre Dame), K. Sembach (STScI), and D. Bowen and E. Jenkins (Princeton University);
11598: J. Tumlinson (STScI), T. Tripp (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), J. Prochaska (University of California, Santa Cruz), K. Sembach (STScI), R. Dave (University of Arizona), D. Weinberg (Ohio State University), N. Katz (University of Massachusetts), and B. Oppenheimer (University of Arizona); and
11592: N. Lehner, C. Howk, and W. Zech (University of Notre Dame). Archival STIS data were also used in these findings.
Instrument: COS
Gratings: G130M and G160M
Exposure Date(s): 2009-2011
About the Release
Credit: NASA, ESA, N. Lehner (University of Notre Dame), T. Tripp (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), and J. Tumlinson (STScI)
Release Date: November 17, 2011