Scientists in 'uncharted cosmic history' after discovering 'oldest ever' galaxy formed 500 million years after Big Bang

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in News
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A galaxy that was formed 250 million years after the Big Bang has been discovered by scientists - making it the oldest ever encountered.

Galaxy MACS1149-JD1, originating 13.28bn light years from Earth, was discovered by a team of British-led scientists.

It is hoped their findings may shed light on the mysterious origins of the early universe.

The faint light emitted from the stars began its journey to Earth just 500 million years after the beginning of the universe, popularly known as the 'Big Bang.'

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