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This artist's impression shows galaxy WISE J224607.55-052634.9, the most luminous galaxy ever discovered. A new study using data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) shows that this galaxy is syphoning dust and other material from three of its smaller galactic neighbors. (NRAO/AUI/NSF) S. Dagnello

The most luminous galaxy is eating its neighbors

Discovered in 2015, the galaxy, called WISE J224607.55-052634.9, is by no means the largest or most massive galaxy. It emits 350 trillion times the luminosity of...