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Fraser
2008-Oct-08, 06:10 PM
Using gravitational lensing, astronomers have been able to see a young star-forming galaxy in the distant universe as it appeared only two billion years after the Big Bang. Appropriately enough, the galaxy used as a zoom lens was the "Cosmic Eye" galaxy, named so because it looks like a giant eye in space. [...]

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