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The Abell 2744 galaxy cluster (NASA/ESA/Hubble)

Astronomy

Hubble Has Found the Ancient Galaxies That Gave the Universe Its First Light

By using a quirk of Einstein's general relativity and applying a new technique to remove obscuring light, astronomers have found an ancient population of the universe's first galaxies.

February 9, 2017
2:53 PM EST
The MACS 0416 galaxy cluster as seen by Hubble as part of the Frontier Fields project (ESA/NASA/Hubble)

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