Andromeda's galactic cannibalism - SpaceTime with Stuart Gary Series 21 Episode 61
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*Andromeda's galactic cannibalism uncovered
Scientists have discovered that the Andromeda galaxy M31 - the largest galaxy in the Milky Way's local galactic group - shredded and cannibalized a galaxy similar to the Milky way about two billion years ago.
*First evidence of a young star consuming a planet
Scientists may have observed, for the first time, the destruction of a young planet or planets around their host star.
*Britain to build its own spaceport in Scotland
Britain is set to build its own spaceport for vertical launch vehicles at
Sutherland on the north coast of Scotland.
One of the oldest known meteor showers - the Perseids -- reaches its climax this month with around sixty meteors an hour being visible on the night of August 12.
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