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Record-breaking galaxy

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12:19pm, October 17, 2006

Looking ever deeper into space and farther back in time, astronomers have found a galaxy more distant than any other known in the universe. Using the large Subaru telescope atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea, researchers recorded a galaxy as it appeared just 780 million years after the Big Bang. The universe is now 13.7 billion years old.

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