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Farthest Galaxy Cluster Discovered 10.5 Billion Light Years Away
2012-03-07 05:09:12

Astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy cluster every found, 10.5 billion light years away from the Milky Way galaxy. Galaxy clusters contain thousands of galaxies and are considered important building blocks with the power to help unravel the mysteries of the early universe. Texas A&M astronomer Dr. Kim-Vy Tran said the cluster is made up of a dense concentration of 30 galaxies that is the seed for a much bigger cluster. "Our galaxy cluster is observed when the...