Here's How You Could Get Impossibly Large Galaxies in the Early Universe

A study by an Israeli team of astronomers offers a solution to the "impossibly massive" galaxies Webb observed.

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Advanced Life Should Have Already Peaked Billions of Years Ago

Did humanity miss the party? Are SETI, the Drake Equation, and the Fermi Paradox all just artifacts of our ignorance…

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JWST Sees a Galaxy Cluster Coming Together in the Early Universe

One of the James Webb Space Telescope’s science goals is to help cosmologists understand how the first galaxies and galaxy…

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JWST Sees Merging Galaxies Releasing the Light of a Trillion Suns

If we want to know what it'll look like in about 4.5 billion years when our galaxy merges with Andromeda,…

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This JWST Image Shows Gravitational Lensing at its Finest

The latest image release from the James Webb Space Telescope shows another beautiful field filled with galaxies and gravitational lenses

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JWST Sees So Many Galaxies, and It's Just Getting Started

Hubble Space Telescope's Deep Field revealed thousands of galaxies in a seemingly empty spot in the sky. Now, the James…

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A Distant Galaxy Ate All of its Friends. Now It’s All Alone

An international team of astronomers discovered a "fossil galaxy" that consume its neighbors, the farthest observed to date!

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Hubble Sees an Epic Merger of Three Galaxies

When is 50,000 light-years only a small distance? When three galaxies are that close to one another. At that range,…

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A New Survey of the Sky Contains Over One Billion Galaxies

What contains a petabyte of data on more than a billion galaxies in one of the most extensive sky maps?…

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“The Universe Breakers”: Six Galaxies That are Too Big, Too Early

In the first data taken last summer with the Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam) on the new James Webb Space Telescope,…

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