Volunteers Discover Giant Cluster of Galaxies on Radio Galaxy Zoo

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A diagram from the paper showing the jets blown back as the galaxy flies through the intergalactic gas.

 

The Radio Galaxy Zoo research team recently published a paper that features a brand new discovery by two volunteers on the project. Ivan Terentev and Tim Matorny discovered a huge cluster of galaxies that is now named after them! You can read more about this amazing find in this article http://theconversation.com/how-citizen-scientists-discovered-a-giant-cluster-of-galaxies-59373

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