Good Bye Dark Age
Depicts: Galaxies at Redshift z = 6
Copyright: NASA, H.-J. Yan, R. Windhorst and S. Cohen (Arizona State University)
Researchers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope believe they are seeing the conclusion of the cosmic epoch where the young galaxies started to shine in significant numbers. This marks a time when the so-called "Dark Ages" of the universe was completed, about 13 billion years ago (based on an estimate of 14 billion years for the current age of the universe).
Last Update: 1 September 2019