Science news flash: Galaxies did NOT merge with telescope

So many other word geeks got smart-alecky about the first headline that “The Verge” took some of the fun out of cosmic collision and rewrote the thing.

I liked the original better:

Astronomers catch two giant galaxies merging with Europe’s Herschel space telescope

Turns out they didn’t merge with the little instrument after all.

Here’s the story…

Astronomers catch two giant galaxies merging in images from Europe’s Herschel space telescope | The Verge.

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