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New Galaxies Found in Earth's Backyard

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New Galaxies Found in Earth's Backyard

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New Galaxies Found in Earth's Backyard

New Galaxies Found in Earth's Backyard

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Astronomers working on NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer project have just discovered new galaxies right here in Earth's backyard. Team member Tim Heckman joins NPR's Ira Flatow to talk about the findings.

Guest:

Tim Heckman, professor in the department of physics & astronomy at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.