From: Frank Warren <frank-warren.nul> Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 06:14:47 -0800 Fwd Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 14:55:57 -0500 Subject: Team Locates Farthest Galaxy From Earth Source: Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-briefs16.1feb16,1,7347139.story?coll=la-headlines-nation February 16, 2004 Team Locates Farthest Galaxy from Earth In a discovery that offers a rare glimpse back to when the universe was just 750 million years old, a team of astrophysicists said they have detected a tiny galaxy that is the farthest known object from Earth. The team, including a California Institute of Technology astronomer, uncovered the galaxy, roughly 13 billion light-years from Earth, using the Hubble Space Telescope and telescopes atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
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