Saturday, July 21, 2012
Discovered: What Isn’t There
Astronomers discovered a spiral galaxy (the Milky Way is one) using Hubble telescope data. Light from it finally reached Earth, “meaning astronomers are now seeing it as it looked just 3 billion years after the Big Bang that created the universe.” The problem is that a galaxy the age of Galaxy BX442 ought not to appear so well-designed.
Read the rest of the Space.com report in yesterday’s CSM. It includes useful links for down-on-earth readers and thinkers.