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Gravitational Interaction

Caption: In this image from a supercomputer simulation, gravitational interaction between colliding galaxies generates spectacular tidal tails, plumes and prominent bridges of material connecting the two galaxies.

Credit: Image courtesy of Stelios Kazantzidis

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