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what aspects of galaxies was GALEX designed to investigate --> it was designed to tell scientists how galaxies, the basic structures of our universe, evolve and change. it is investigating the causes of star formation during a period when most of the stars and elements we see today had their origins. why is it important to make these observations using ultraviolet wavelengths
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Unformatted text preview: --> Because different wavelengths reveal different features and GALEX's ultraviolet view shows the youngest, hottest stars forming in the spiral arms. Ultraviolet light shows the newly formed stars because the wavelength is inversely proportional to the temperature of the source....
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