Galaxies in the Beginning of the Universe Had No Dust, but ALMA Telescope Finds Dusty Galaxy from Reionization Period (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

March 3, 2015 6:59 AM

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This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, is of the galaxy cluster Abell 1689. Mass bending from distant objects can make them appear brighter than they are. like A1689-zD1 (in the box).

The earliest galaxies did not have dust - only gas - but astronomers have discovered a dusty galaxy from the beginning of the universe. The findings show how quickly dust enriched galaxies. Galaxies with dust and gases like carbon and oxygen, have what it takes to form planets.

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