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Using powerful new telescope astronomers observe one of the oldest objects in the universe


November 6, 2017

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Astronomers using the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT), which is operated jointly by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica, report today in Nature Astronomy that they have detected the second most distant dusty, star-forming galaxy ever found in the universe -- born in the first 1 billion years after the Big Bang. It is the oldest object ever detected by the LMT.Full Story

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