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Fraser
2005-Sep-09, 10:39 AM
SUMMARY: A researcher from Indiana University Bloomington has discovered what could be primordial hydrogen, unchanged since the Big Bang. This hydrogen was found in galaxy UGC 5288, located 16 million light years away from Earth. When studied with the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array radio telescope in New Mexico, the galaxy seems to be surrounded by a huge disk of hydrogen gas. This could be a place to examine pristine hydrogen that hasn't been "polluted" by heavier elements created in stars.

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