Galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2: Scientists Discover Glowing Oxygen 13.1 Billion Light-Years From Earth

Galaxy SXDF-NB1006-2, a distant 13.1 billion light-years from earth, is home to the oldest known oxygen that scientists have ever been able to detect. Glowing in the radiation of young stars, the discovery points the way to a better understanding of the Big Bang and early stages of our universe.


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Anya Wassenberg

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