Record-Breaking Galaxy Cluster Found

Thursday, September 1, 2016

A new galaxy cluster has just been discovered and it’s already breaking records. The cluster was discovered using NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory and other telescopes. It’s located about 11.1-billion light years from Earth. That’s a new record for distance. Galaxy clusters are the largest structures in the universe held together by gravity. This discovery pushes back the formation time of galaxy clusters by about 700-million years.


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