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Galactic Stripling Gives a Glimpse of the Universe's Raw Youth

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Science  12 Mar 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5664, pp. 1597
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5664.1597b

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In an upcoming issue of Astronomy & Astrophysics, astronomers claim to have found the farthest galaxy yet: more than 13 billion years old, a relic from an era when the earliest galaxies were forming.