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How the Milky Way killed off its satellites

Fri, 4th Nov 2011

Dominic Ford

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Models suggest the Milky Way should have far more dwarf galaxies orbiting it than we see - known as the the "missing satelites" problem.  New evidence suggests a powerful blast of UV radiation my be to blame...

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