September 7, 2007

Scientists Discover Baby Galaxy Legos

Scientists have discovered "nine Lego-like 'building block' galaxies" -- "the smallest, faintest, most compact galaxies ever observed in the distant universe. Blazing with the brilliance of millions of stars, each of the newly discovered galaxies is a hundred to a thousand times smaller than our Milky Way". More (and a better version of this image) here.

No comments:

Post a Comment