The Most Distant Galaxy Has Been Discovered

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There have been great strides recently in determining the origins of stars in the Universe. Combined data from the Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes has revealed the furthest known galaxy to date and was believed to have formed about 13.2 billion years ago when the Universe was still quite young. The research was led by […]


New Image Reveals Violent Collision of Galaxies

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Astronomers at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have compiled data from a variety of instruments to create a stunning composite image of colliding galaxy clusters collectively known as MACS J0717, 5.4 billion light years away in the Auriga constellation. The composite makes this the most well-studied galaxy cluster, and the image was presented at […]


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