Hubble has spotted an ancient galaxy that shouldn’t exist
This galaxy is so large, so fully-formed, astronomers say it shouldn’t exist at all. It’s called a “grand-design” spiral galaxy, and unlike most galaxies of its kind, this one is old. Like, really, really old. According to a new study conducted by researchers using NASA’s Hubble Telescope, it dates back roughly 10.7-billion years — and that makes it the most ancient spiral galaxy we’ve ever discovered.
"The vast majority of old galaxies look like train wrecks," said UCLA astrophysicist Alice Shapley in a press release. "Our first thought was, why is this one so different, and so beautiful?"
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one time, my sister accidentally sent a picture of her new dog to the wrong number and the recipient was real upset about it
earlier this week, my sister realized that it had been an entire year. she had a new dog and thought he might want to see
then her friend sent him a picture of her cat since he seems to really love animals
i just sent him a picture of my neighbor’s dog, sergeant
now we wait
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