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Largest Structure in Universe Discovered -- It's Mind-Boggling

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Large quasar group stretches 4 billion light-years, so big theory says it shouldn't exist. Astronomers have discovered the largest known structure in the universe, a clump of active galactic cores that stretches 4 billion light-years from end to end.

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Gillian M. (218)
Friday January 11, 2013, 4:28 pm
Wow! Thanks Caree, this is mind boggling.

Terry V. (30)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:06 pm
Impressive, thanks

Roger Garin-michaud (154)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:16 pm
noted, thanks !

Bob P. (401)
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:47 pm
Thanks Caree

Victoria P. (109)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 3:19 am
Wow, noted with thanks and fascination

John B. (194)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 3:31 am
Thanks Caree for the link to the article by Mike Wall. Absolutely amazing find. Great post. Read and noted.

Laurie Greenberg (11)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:41 am
Well, even carefully calculated science can be proven wrong sometimes. It shouldn't exist, but it does. Amazing find!

Faye Swan (22)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:50 am
Lovely - thank you!

Kerrie G. (118)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 11:39 am
Noted, thanks.

janet f. (29)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:37 pm
Very interesting info.

Mitchell D. (136)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 5:36 pm

g d c. (0)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 5:40 pm

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:46 pm
I heard about this on the news tonight. Amazing!

Julie F. (68)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:31 pm
way cool!

Devon Leonard (54)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 11:59 pm
wow....thanks so much for this post..... I'm always in awe of the endlessness of space !!

James Howie (168)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:17 am
This really is amazing

Tim C. (2428)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:51 am

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:37 pm
Noted and adding my thanks for posting....I, too, find this absolutely fascinating!

Charlene Rush (79)
Monday January 14, 2013, 7:33 pm
This is toooooo large for me to comprehend.
Why did you spark my curiousity, daw gone?

Phillipa W. (199)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:49 am
amazing. thankyou

Craig Zimmerman (86)
Friday January 18, 2013, 4:03 pm
A spaceship traveling at the speed of light would have had to start near the point of the formation of the earth in order to complete a journey across this region.

Animae C. (520)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 10:00 pm
Limitless... love it.
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