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Astronomers Discover Most Distant Known Galaxy

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, research, science, space, University of Texas at Austin, W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii )

- 1675 days ago -
It was formed just 700 million years after the big bang, and was a cauldron of star production, churning out new suns hundreds of times faster than our Milky Way galaxy, an unexpected discovery. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.

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. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 4:22 am
Very interesting. Thank you.

Rebecca D (30)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:23 am
Fascinating :)

Glenn Byrnes (196)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:32 am
Interesting. Thanks and noted.

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:37 am

Ben B (20)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:21 am
Extraordinary, I read about this discovery earlier, but the details are still thrilling. Very exciting discovery and possibilities for further research. Thanks for posting Kayleen.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Friday October 25, 2013, 3:38 am
thanks for this Kayleen - the whole creation fascinates me ....always....

Kath P (9)
Friday October 25, 2013, 4:10 am
Very exciting discovery. Love reading about stuff like this. Thanks!

Past Member (0)
Friday October 25, 2013, 4:19 am
There's still much to learn about

Kerrie G (116)
Friday October 25, 2013, 4:46 am
Noted, thanks.

Jav R (0)
Friday October 25, 2013, 7:27 am

Dot A (182)
Friday October 25, 2013, 8:19 am
Laying on my back as a young kid always made me happy, for some unknown 'reason.' And to this day, learning about the vast unknown sky, - still makes me happy.

Thanks for the twinkling of a new far distant galaxy, Kayleen! & and Happy Friday, Oct. 25th, 2013, All.

- a point in the time/space continuum -

Kay M (347)
Friday October 25, 2013, 8:31 am

Malgorzata Zmuda (199)
Friday October 25, 2013, 12:27 pm

Valerie H (133)
Friday October 25, 2013, 1:12 pm
....ummm...interesting....thank you for sharing with us...

Birgit W (160)
Friday October 25, 2013, 2:29 pm

Roger G (154)
Friday October 25, 2013, 5:04 pm
noted, thanks

Jhn Wzt (3)
Friday October 25, 2013, 6:43 pm
verry intresting indeed even though its th ghosts of the stars we see we wouldnt hit tht galaxy even if we had th technology since its moved from tht place :)

Jonathan Harper (0)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 2:31 am

Winn A (179)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 7:05 pm

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 8:49 pm
Space is always fascinating and intriguing and often mysterious.

Sergio Padilla (65)
Tuesday November 12, 2013, 2:31 pm
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