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49 New Galaxies Uncovered by MeerKAT in 2 Hours

Cosmic treasure hunt! The MeerKAT telescope strikes gold with the discovery of 49 gas-rich galaxies, nicknamed the '49ers'.

NORTHERN CAPE – The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa continues to demonstrate its incredible capabilities by aiding in the discovery of 49 new gas-rich galaxies. The serendipitous discovery came during a short observation session of just over two hours, far exceeding the expectations of the researchers who were initially aiming to study just a […]

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