COLOSSAL cosmic collision in space revealed in SHOCKING discovery of 14 galaxy PILE-UP

A SHOCKING discovery has turned the assumptions about the beginning of the universe on its head after astronomers detected the early stages of a colossal cosmic collision, observing a pile-up of 14 galaxies 90 per cent of the way across the observable universe.

Researchers said the galactic mega-merger observed 12.4 billion light-years away from Earth happened 1.4 billion years after the Big Bang.

Astronomers call the object a galactic protocluster, a precursor to the type of enormous galaxy clusters that are the largest-known objects in today's universe.

A protocluster as massive as the one observed, which scientists call SPT2349-56, should not have existed at that time, according to current notions of the early...
source: Express

2018-04-26 02:17
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