News < LIVING fUTURE

Distant galaxies contain more massive stars than those in our neighborhood

New research shows that the distribution of massive, medium and light stars vary greatly between close and distant galaxies. It looks like more distant galaxies tend to have more of the massive stars.

Galaxy Henize 2-10



If confirmed, it could have implications to our understanding of galaxy evolution. Bigger number of massive stars should lead to more supernovas and more black holes than previously anticipated. 
Did you like this content?

Support us by sharing

More news from category
Galaxies