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Newly Discovered Galaxy Cluster in Early Stage of Formation is Farthest Ever Identified


March 31, 2008

two galaxies interacting University of California-Irvine scientists have discovered a cluster of galaxies in a very early stage of formation that is 11.4 billion light years from Earth--the farthest of its kind ever to be detected. These galaxies are so distant that the universe was in its infancy when their light was emitted. Full Story

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