Faint, distant galaxies may have driven early universe makeover

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Abell 2744

LIGHTEN UP  Some of the faintest, most distant galaxies detected to date (arcs) appear in this Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive galaxy cluster Abell 2744. The cluster acts as a gravitational lens, magnifying light from galaxies much farther away.

NASA, ESA

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