Astronomers Spot a Trove of Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe



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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