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Weird galaxies suggest our best understanding of the cosmos is wrong

23 Sep 2019, 16:41 UTC
Weird galaxies suggest our best understanding of the cosmos is wrong NASA, ESA, and P. van Dokkum (Yale University)

A pair of strange galaxies seem to defy our standard model of cosmology. We can’t pin down how far away they are, but both probable distances come with problems. If they are relatively distant, they appear to have clusters of stars that are brighter than any seen before. If they are closer, then it looks like they are moving far too fast.

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