News Focus210TH MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

'Pristine' Galaxy Gives a Glimpse of Purity

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Science  08 Jun 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5830, pp. 1421
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5830.1421

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HONOLULU, HAWAII-- A small but speedy dwarf galaxy hurtling toward the Andromeda galaxy has provided astronomers some reassurance about their favorite model of galaxy formation, it was announced at the 210th meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held here from 27 to 31 May.