This extremely powerful and young galaxy was magnified, like a lens, by a foreground galaxy
Using Einstein’s general theory of relativity and highly sensitive equipment, astronomers have constrained the role of dark energy in the early universe
ESA’s Planck satellite has been studying the cosmic microwave background for over five years
Was it around the time of the Big Bang, or billions of years after?
The gas within the galactic structures, which were formed less then a billion years after the Big Bang, have been discovered to have a ‘swirling’ behaviour
The primordial gas of the Little Cub dwarf galaxy is being stripped away by its much larger neighbour
Scientists have explored the distant corner of the universe first revealed in the iconic images of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field