View Full Version : Quadruply Lensed Dwarf Galaxy 12.8 Billion Light Years Away

2011-Nov-25, 07:00 PM
Gravitational lensing is a powerful tool for astronomers that allows them to explore distant galaxies in far more detail than would otherwise be allowed. Without this technique, galaxies at the edge of the visible universe are little more than tiny blobs of light, but when magnified dozens of times by foreground clusters, astronomers are able [...]

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