NASA telescopes watch cosmic violence, mysteries unravel

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Wicked old galaxies: Astronomers have broken the distance limit for galaxies by uncovering a primordial population of compact galaxies that have never been seen before. They are from 13 billion years ago, just 600 to 800 million years after the Big Bang. Pictures from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope could show the newly found objects are crucial to understanding the evolutionary link between the birth of the first stars, the formation of the first galaxies, and the sequence of evolutionary events that resulted in the assembly of our Milky Way, NASA stated.

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