ALMA Witnesses Deadly Star-Slinging Tug-of-War Between Merging Galaxies

Two galaxies merging.

As galaxies move through the Universe, they sometimes encounter other galaxies. (Image: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO))

ALMA Discovers Massive Rotating Disk in Early Universe

The Wolfe Disk.

Artist impression of the Wolfe Disk, a massive rotating disk galaxy in the early, dusty universe. The galaxy was initially discovered when ALMA examined the light from a more distant quasar (top left). (Image: S. Dagnello via NRAO / AUI / NSF)