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Galactic shape and age go hand in hand

Nature Astronomyvolume 2pages445446 (2018) | Download Citation

Recently, large integral-field spectroscopic studies of galaxies have greatly increased our knowledge of their structure and evolution. A new analysis of such data reveals a relationship between the age and the intrinsic — three-dimensional — shape of galaxies.

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