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Peaceful It Is Not, But Universe May Be Less Violent Than Once Thought

Published: Jun 1st, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new analysis of Hubble Space Telescope data has uncovered evidence the universe experienced far fewer major collisions among galaxies than previously thought.

Astronomers: Star May Be Biggest, Brightest Yet Observed

Published: Jan 5th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led team of astronomers may have discovered the brightest star yet observed in the universe, a fiery behemoth that could be as much as much as seven times brighter than the current record holder.