View Full Version : Hubble Surprise: Heavyweight Baby Galaxies

2008-Apr-29, 02:50 PM
Astronomers looking at galaxies in the universe’s distant past were surprised to find some compact, very young galaxies that have masses similar to a mature, grown-up galaxy. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers discovered nine small galaxies, each weighing in at 200 billion times the mass of the Sun. The galaxies, each only 5,000 [...]

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