View Full Version : Galaxies in Early Universe Experienced "Growth Spurt"

2010-Mar-21, 07:20 PM
Looking back in time and through a gravitational lens astronomers found evidence that galaxies in the early Universe went through a "growth spurt" of rapid and vigorous star formation. A distant galaxy, known as SMM J2135-0102 is making new stars 250 times faster than the Milky Way. Due to the [...]

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2010-Mar-22, 01:54 PM
I wonder how much metallicity was available to whatever planets may have formed back then.