early galaxies

Nearby Ancient Dwarf Galaxies Have a Surprising Amount of Dark Matter

According to new research led from MIT, ancient dwarf galaxies may have had more dark matter than previously thought.

8 months ago

Galaxies Grew Quickly and Early On in the Universe

The behaviour of galaxies in the early Universe attracts a lot of attention from researchers. In fact, everything about the…

11 months ago

This Distorted Circle is Actually a Galaxy That Looked Very Similar to the Milky Way, Shortly After the Big Bang

Using ALMA, a European team of astronomers was able to observe a galaxy as it looked 12 billion years ago…

1 year ago

A Massive Rotating Disc Discovered in the Early Universe

If we want to understand how the Universe evolves, we have to understand how its large structures form and evolve.…

1 year ago

Astronomers See the Farthest Galaxy Group Ever Found, When the Universe was Only 5% of its Current Age

Using data from multiple telescopes, an international team of astronomers has identified the most distant galaxy group to date -…

2 years ago

Astronomers Process Hubble’s Deepest Image to get Even More Data, and Show that Some Galaxies are Twice as big as Previously Believed

It allowed us to spot auroras on Saturn and planets orbiting distant suns. It permitted astronomers to see galaxies in…

3 years ago

The Most Distant Massive Galaxy Observed to Date Provides Insight into the Early Universe

A team of international astronomers have just observed the most distant massive galaxy to date, providing clues to galaxy formation…

4 years ago

The Early Universe Was All About Galactic Hook Ups

According to new research by an international team of scientists, early galaxies were characterized by mergers (aka. "hookups")

6 years ago