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Fraser
2005-Sep-23, 07:27 AM
SUMMARY: An international team of astronomers have used the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (VLT) to look deep into space and see galaxies located 12.6 billion light-years away - these galaxies are being seen when the Universe was only 10% of its current age. Few galaxies this old have been found, and this new collection has helped the astronomers conclude that they are a part of a cosmic Dark Age, when luminous galaxies were rarer - there were many more only 500 million years later.

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