Astronomers Spot a Trove of Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe

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November 22, 2016

Although galaxies are incredibly massive celestial objects, they can still hide in plain sight, hidden from our eyes and instruments. Thanks to gravity, however, a team of researchers from University of California, Riverside, using data acquired by the everlasting Hubble Space Telescope, just caught a glimpse of a large number of very old, very distant dwarf galaxies that fill in part of the picture of how stars formed in the early universe.

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