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Astronomers Found a ‘Benjamin Button’ Galaxy – Gizmodo Australia

At 1.2 billion years young, the galaxy ALESS 073.1 should have the chaotic look of a youthful galaxy — a fledging, diffuse group of stars and gas suspended in the…

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At 1.2 billion years young, the galaxy ALESS 073.1 should have the chaotic look of a youthful galaxy a fledging, diffuse group of stars and gas suspended in the early universe. Instead, this primordial starburst galaxy has a central bulge and rotating belt that makes it look billions of years older. This odd corner of the universe was recently imaged by the Atacama Large Millimetre Array in Chile.
An international team of astronomers dug into the nascent galaxys rapid development in a recent analysis…

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