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2013-10-23 12:21:42

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin may be former football rivals, but the Lone Star State's two research giants have teamed up to detect the most distant spectroscopically confirmed galaxy ever found -- one created within 700 million years after the Big Bang. The research is published in the most recent edition of the journal Nature. "It's exciting to know we're the first people in the...

New Hubble Data Reveals Ancient Dusty Galaxies
2012-10-10 09:08:37

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dust can be the bane of any good housekeeper or computer technician. However, it is an important building block for stars and planets, and astronomers need to understand how cosmic dust forms over time. This understanding is an integral step in figuring out the evolution of galaxies and the stars and planets that they´re made of. Assistant professor Steven Finkelstein, of the University of Texas at Austin, and his colleagues are...