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Fraser
2005-Sep-12, 12:59 PM
SUMMARY: An international team of astronomers have gathered evidence that galaxies formed very quickly after the Big Bang. The team found a proto-galaxy cluster more than 12 billion light-years away - the galaxies are so young that astronomers can see a flurry of stars forming inside them. This means they're only 1.5 billion years old, a time when the Universe was only 10% of its current age. It's believed that these clusters formed so quickly because these areas were incredibly dense with material.

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