NASA’s Webb Proves Galaxies Transformed the Early Universe

Monday, June 12, 2023 - 10:03 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: NASA’s Webb Proves Galaxies Transformed the Early UniversePortal origin nid: 487589Published: Monday, June 12, 2023 - 10:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: In the early universe, the gas between stars and galaxies was opaque – energetic starlight could not penetrate it. But 1 billion years after the big bang, the gas had become completely transparent. Why? New data from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has pinpointed the reason.Portal image: Thousands of tiny colorful galaxies appear across the black expanse of space. At the center is a pink object with six diffraction spikes. It appears slightly smaller than the foreground stars, which appear blue.

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