Astronomers See a Pileup of 14 Separate Galaxies in the Early Universe

Using the ALMA array, international team of scientists recently observed 14 galaxies in the early Universe that are about to merge to form a galaxy cluster – one of the largest structures in the known Universe

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Are Little Blue Dots in the Hubble Frontier Fields Precursors to Globular Clusters?

Using data from the Hubble Frontier Fields program, a team of astronomers has produced a study that indicates how globular clusters could be the remnants of dwarf galaxies from the early Universe.

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Hubble Spots the Ghostly Light From Dead Galaxies

In a patch of sky 3.5 billion light-years away there are hazy elliptical galaxies, colorful spirals, blue arcs and distorted shapes seen clumping together. It’s the result of a vast cosmic collision that took place over the course of 350 million years. The mess is a treasure trove of information for astronomers, allowing them to […]