Astronomers Discover Universe’s Most Luminous Galaxy

Astronomers using NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the most luminous galaxy ever found. The galaxy, catalogued as WISE J224607.57-052635.0 (WISE J2246-0526), belongs to a recently discovered class of objects – extremely luminous infrared galaxies (ELIRGs). WISE J2246-0526 is smaller than our home Milky Way Galaxy, yet puts out 10,000 times more energy [...] —> Read More