The Existence of Gargantuan Galaxies at Dawn of the Universe

    The anatomy of an enigma: a team of astronomers using the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory (LBT) atop Mount Graham in southeastern Arizona collected 17 hours’ worth of light from the abnormally massive elliptical galaxy dubbed C1-23152 (image above). The young galaxy is 12 billion light years away and defies conventional models of its … Continue reading The Existence of Gargantuan Galaxies at Dawn of the Universe