Early Universe

Astronomers set a new Record and Find the Farthest Galaxy. Its Light Took 13.4 Billion Years to Reach us

Since time immemorial, philosophers and scholars have contemplated the beginning of time and even tried to determine when all things…

7 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…

9 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…

11 months ago

A Giant Galaxy Seen Lighting Up the Universe Shortly After the Big Bang

The discovery of a bright galaxy that existed 13 billion years ago is shedding light on a period known own…

1 year ago

What Telescope Will Be Needed to See the First Stars in the Universe? The Ultimately Large Telescope

The oldest stars in the Universe are cloaked in darkness. Their redshift is so high, we can only wonder about…

1 year ago

Rare “Ring Galaxy” Seen in the Early Universe

Astronomers have discovered a collisional ring galaxy that existed when the Universe was just 3 billion years old, a find…

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

You’re Looking at Spiral Galaxies, Already Forming When the Universe was Just a Baby

The ALPINE survey recently observed 118 galaxies dated to just 1-1.5 billion years ago, and found that the early galaxies…

1 year ago

How were Supermassive Black Holes Already Forming and Releasing Powerful Jets Shortly After the Big Bang?

A series of studies has shown that the seeds of supermassive black holes and relativistic jets existed much sooner than…

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