Capturing the Onset of Galaxy Rotation in the Early Universe

Capturing the Onset of Galaxy Rotation in the Early Universe

1 July, 2022

An international research team led by Tsuyoshi Tokuoka, a graduate student at Waseda University in Japan, has observed signs of rotation in a galaxy, which existed in the early universe, only 500 million years after the Big Bang. This galaxy is by far the earliest galaxy with a signature of galaxy rotation. Its rotational speed is only 50 kilometers per...

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