Starburst Galaxy Could Illuminate Early Universe

This massive starburst galaxy was pumping out stars way before thought possible.

An illustration of a starburst galaxy, similar to one—dubbed HFLS3—recently found by researchers.

Image of the 125 Anniversary logo A newfound primordial galaxy nearly 13 billion light-years away is breaking distance records and may unlock the secrets of how and when some of the most massive star factories were born in the early universe, according to a new study.