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We've found the oldest ever galaxy that looks like our own

20 May 2020, 16:00 UTC
We've found the oldest ever galaxy that looks like our own NRAO/AUI/NSF, S. Dagnello

A galaxy from the early universe has been found to be far smoother than expected, which is evidence for a speedy sort of galaxy formation never spotted before. And it could mean that galaxies like the Milky Way may have started taking shape far earlier in the universe’s history than we thought they could.

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