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Andromeda feasts on its satellite galaxies

Often referred to as the Milky Way's big sister, the nearby galaxy Andromeda is about twice as large as our own galaxy and has a similar spiral shape. A new study reveals another feature that the two have in common: Both are cannibals.

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