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All Aglow in the Early Universe

Was the infant cosmos a star-making machine?

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9:42am, January 14, 2002

As astronomers peer ever deeper into space and farther back in time, they hope to finally come upon the epoch when star formation had just begun to bloom. But if astronomer Kenneth M. Lanzetta is correct, researchers will have to look farther back than most had ever imagined. Stars and galaxies may not have assembled gradually, as the most popular theory of cosmology suggests.

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