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Episode 311: Elliptical Galaxies Have Hidden Depths

Play Dec 23•4:33

Elliptical galaxies are traditionally thought of as old objects where most star formation happened long ago and then evened out. They appear smooth and more or less featureless. However, Hubble observations reveal that elliptical galaxies may not be so undisturbed. These objects, judging by a galaxy called NGC 4150, may actually cannibalize smaller galaxies. In doing so, they become the sites o...

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