From the December 2010 issue

Behind the scenes of galactic research

Find out the state of affairs in galaxy-black hole research and how you can help scientists learn more.
By | Published: December 27, 2010 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31).
Tony and Daphne Hallas

The improved tools available for astronomers to probe the universe have brought about a new understanding of galaxies. From their early years to their eventual fates, these island universes continue to beguile scientists.