Monday, December 23, 2013

Seven Trillion Dwarfs and Billions of Undetected Galaxies

Last year, the European Space Agency"s Herschel Space Telescope unleashed a new revelation, not-yet observed, distant galaxies are, in fact, responsible for the "cosmic fog" of infrared radiation seen on the horizon of the "observable universe." Beyond that haze likely lies millions - perhaps even billions - of uncharted galaxies. Most of which, are some of the earliest galaxies produced post big bang.

How in the world could we miss seeing all of them? Read more:

Image Credit: Max Planck Institute for Astronomy

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