EGSY8p7: Astronomers Find Most Distant Known Galaxy

Known by its catalog name, EGSY-2008532660 (EGSY8p7 for short), the galaxy is so far away that light from it now reaching ground-based telescopes shows the galaxy as it existed 13.2 billion years ago. “This is a time when we believe the first galaxies were formed and had a considerable effect on the evolution of the [...] —> Read More