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


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, quasar, science, space, theory, universe )

Caree
- 746 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
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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Ge 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 (120)
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:16 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Bob P. (416)
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:47 pm
Thanks Caree
 

Vicki P. (124)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 3:19 am
Wow, noted with thanks and fascination
 

John B. (122)
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 (23)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:50 am
Lovely - thank you!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 11:39 am
Noted, thanks.
 

janet f. (31)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:37 pm
Very interesting info.
 

Mitchell D. (132)
Saturday January 12, 2013, 5:36 pm
Phenomenal!
 

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

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

Julie F. (67)
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 (175)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 12:17 am
This really is amazing
 

Tim C. (2116)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 9:51 am
thanks
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday January 13, 2013, 1:37 pm
Noted and adding my thanks for posting....I, too, find this absolutely fascinating!
 

Charlie Rush (76)
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 Chi (436)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 10:00 pm
Limitless... love it.
 
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