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October 2013

News from UT Astronomy: Finkelstein, colleagues measure most distant galaxy

October 30, 2013

In case you missed it, The University of Texas at Austin Astronomy faculty member Steven Finkelstein was the lead author on a paper, announced on October 23, 2013, that made worldwide news. He led a team that has discovered and measured the distance to a galaxy designated z8_GND_5296, which, at redshift 7.51, is the most distant galaxy ever found. The galaxy is seen as it was at a time just 700 million years after the Big Bang. more..

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News from UT Astronomy: Finkelstein, colleagues measure most distant galaxy