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‘Green Peas’ Offer Tiny Clues to Early Universe by JOHN WILLIAMS  A montage of the six Green Pea galaxies that University of Michigan astronomy researchers studied. Image credit: Anne Jaskot Today, we see an unobstructed view of the cosmos in all directions. But, a time existed near the Big Bang when the space between galaxies was an opaque fog where nothing could be seen. And according to two University of Michigan researchers, rare Green Pea galaxies, discovered in 2007, could offer…

The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8, or M8) is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our neighborhood of the Milky Way galaxy. Located in the direction of the constellation Sagittarius in the southern Milky Way and visible in telescopes and binoculars its fuzzy glow reveals the type of chaotic environment where new stars are…

The Origins of the Universe: the Big Bang The diagram here illustrates the main events occurring in the history of our Universe. The vertical time axis is not linear in order to show early events on a reasonable scale. The temperature rises as we go backwards in time towards the Big Bang and physical processes happen more rapidly. The timescales and temperatures indicated on this diagram span an enormous range.


Major Discovery: 'Smoking Gun' for Universe's Incredible Big Bang Expansion Found

Major Discovery: 'Smoking Gun' for Universe's Incredible Big Bang Expansion Found

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Community Post: 21 Breathtaking Images Of Moon That Will Make You Think If It's Real Or Not

Moon & Stars...God Is The Best Artist In All The World!~~~

Black hole...located in the direction of the constellation of Virgo, is so far away that the light from it has taken 11 billion years to reach Earth, so we see it as it appeared in the early Universe. The monster black hole has more than 10 billion times the mass of the Sun and 10,000 times the mass of the super-massive black hole in our own Milky Way, making it one of the most massive ever seen...there may be as many as 400 such giant black holes in the part of the universe... - See more…

Planets Venus and Jupiter creating a glitter trail over the water.

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