Posted on July 17, 2017 at 10:34am
A team of scientists has discovered the brightest galaxy, known from the epoch when the universe had 20 percent of its present age, using an amplified image produced by a gravitational lens and the Gran Telescopio CANARIAS.
The galaxy is 10 thousand million light years away.
The discovery, recently published in an article in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, shows that the distant galaxy is about a thousand times brighter than the Milky Way.
“Thanks to the gravitational… Continue