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Birth of Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe Revealed

Friday, January 25, 2019

The light released from around the first massive black holes in the universe is so intense that it is able to reach telescopes across the entire expanse of…

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MSU Part of Team Finding Star Birth Mechanism

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A team of researchers, including astronomers from Michigan State University, has uncovered a process that may explain how the universe’s largest elliptical galaxies continue making stars long after…

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Fewer Galaxies Than Initially Thought

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Astronomy photo of galaxy

There may be far fewer galaxies further out in the universe then might be expected, according to a new study led by Michigan State University. Over the years,…

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Supernovas, Black Holes Curb Star Formation

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
supermassive black hole

Supernovas – explosions that mark the end of a star’s life – work hand-in-hand with supermassive black holes to sweep out gas and shut down galaxies’ star-forming factories. Recent research,…

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Simulations of Galaxy Formations and Evolution – Brian O’Shea

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Theoretical astrophysics professor Brian O’Shea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University, is interested in the formation of cosmological structure…

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The Universe in a Box: Modeling Cosmological Structure Formation

Friday, September 27, 2013

Brian O’Shea Associate Professor Lyman Briggs College Department of Physics and Astronomy Michigan State University

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