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Small, but plentiful: How the faintest galaxies illuminated the early universe


July 7, 2014

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Light from tiny galaxies over 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today, a new study has found. Ultraviolet light from stars in these faint dwarf galaxies helped strip interstellar hydrogen of electrons in a process called reionization.Full Story

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