Illustration courtesy C. Carreau, ESA

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

Illustration courtesy C. Carreau, ESA

Starburst Galaxy Could Illuminate Early Universe

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

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.