A Milky Way-like galaxy detected 12 billion light-years away

POR AFP A beautiful ring of light on black background: astronomers announced this Wednesday that they had detected a galaxy similar to the Milky Way located 12 billion light years away. Repertoriated with the code SPT0418-47, it is so distant that its light took more than 12,000 million years to arrive, which is why it … Read more

Milky Way-like galaxy identified 12 billion light-years away

The galaxy SPT0418-47. Its light took more than 12 billion years to reach us. – AFP PHOTO /EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY A beautiful ring of light on a black background: astronomers announced this Wednesday that they had tracked down an extremely distant “baby” galaxy, 12 billion light years away, which strangely resembles our Milky Way. The … Read more