"This is the big breakthrough that the field has been waiting for"
It took place less than a billion years after the Big Bang
But there are probably countless others just in the narrow patch of sky that the researchers were looking at
It is the result of combining supercomputer simulations with Chandra data
Scientists have found what looks like an exceedingly small galaxy in the orbit around our own Milky Way Galaxy
This could actually treat future Earthlings to "a spectacular display of cosmic fireworks"
"The Milky Way is a cannibal"
One "galactic tick" represents 1/100th of an arcsecond’s worth of the orbit of our solar system around the Milky Way. Got that?...
SPT2349’s mass is about 10 trillion times larger than our sun