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Herschel: galaxy evolution

20 September 2017

Delving deep into the history of our cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory scrutinised hundreds of thousands of star-forming galaxies, peering back in time to when the Universe was less than one billion years old. These observations probed the peak epoch of stellar production, about ten billion years ago, when galaxies were forming stars roughly ten times faster than their present counterparts.

Full story: Herschel's chronicles of galaxy evolution

Last Update: 20 September 2017

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