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Galaxy at redshift z=8.6 (the actual paper)

  1. Oct 21, 2010 #1


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    This is the actual paper that was published yesterday in Nature magazine.
    Good show ESO!

    Galaxy is now 3.1 billion years old. The baby picture that European Southern took of it is when the universe had been expanding for only 600 million years.
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  3. Oct 22, 2010 #2


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    I presume there's a 1 missing there, and the galaxy is now 13.1 billion years old.

    This is pretty amazing stuff. Thanks for the link -- sylas
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