View Full Version : Oldest Spiral Galaxy in the Universe Discovered

2012-Jul-18, 05:30 PM
Ancient starlight traveling for 10.7 billion years has brought a surprise – evidence of a spiral galaxy long before other spiral galaxies are known to have formed. “As you go back in time to the early universe, galaxies look really strange, clumpy and irregular, not symmetric,” said Alice Shapley, a UCLA associate professor of physics [...]

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