Sep 17, 2019

Like wine in a glass

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Like wine in a glass, huge clouds of hot gas are sloshing back and forth in a cluster of galaxies about 480 million light years from Earth! Sloshing motions, like those seen here in Abell 2052, redistribute elements forged in supernova explosions such as iron and oxygen!

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