View Full Version : A Star-Making Blob from the Cosmic Dawn

2011-Dec-21, 10:30 PM
Looking back in time with some of our best telescopes, astronomers have found one of the most distant and oldest galaxies. The big surprise about this blob-shaped galaxy, named GN-108036, is how exceptionally bright it is, even though its light has taken 12.9 billion years to reach us. This means that back in its heyday [...]

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