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2006-Jun-05, 05:42 PM
Using massive clusters of galaxies as "cosmic telescopes," a research team led by a Johns Hopkins University astronomer has found what may be infant galaxies born in the first billion years after the beginning of the universe.

If these findings are confirmed, the extra magnification provided by these gargantuan natural telescopes will have given astronomers their best-ever view of galaxies as they formed in the early universe, more than 12 billion years ago.

Read more (http://www.jhu.edu/news_info/news/home06/jun06/cosmic.html)

2006-Jun-05, 06:18 PM
See http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=42332