Galaxy Zoo is a citizen science project that uses volunteers to classify galaxies from the Sloan Digitial Sky Survey as spiral or elliptical. Now the Galaxy Zoo 2 catalogue has gone public, with even more detailed classifications of galaxies, including bars, bulges, spiral arms, and round and squashed ellipticals.
Using machine learning to investigate whether galaxy mergers trigger AGN activity
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New findings suggest that they have a lot of gas – but then why are they not forming stars?