July 08, 2004
Galactic Puzzle

Space.com is carrying this article summarizing new findings that punch a serious dent into the standard model of how the universe formed. By using new surveys and new telescopes, astronomers have found that large, mature galaxies were in existence at least 12 billion years ago, far earlier than previously thought or predicted by existing theory.

Posted by scott at July 08, 2004 12:42 PM

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Well, the steady state theorists have only been out of the running because of the background microwave radiation.Now maybe they will gain as I sort of like the idea that the Universe will go on forever----always was, always shall be.

Posted by: kate sisco on July 23, 2004 06:13 PM
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