View Full Version : Missing Link Between the Big Bang and Modern Galaxies

2005-Sep-11, 04:38 AM
SUMMARY: An international team of astronomers think they've found the missing link between modern galaxies like our own Milky Way to the Big Bang. The team spent 10 years mapping out the distribution of 220,000 galaxies measured as part of an extensive survey of galaxy position and motion. Shortly after the Big Bang, the Universe contained slight irregularities, created by subatomic processes and sound waves moving through the superhot afterglow. These irregularities were amplified by gravity, eventually pulling material into the first stars and galaxies.

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