British astronomers go for Le Blob

November 21, 1997

BRITISH astronomers have discovered six new galaxies 10 billion light years from earth. The discoveries, made from the British observatory on Hawaii, suggest that dusty galaxies must have been much more numerous in the early universe than had been thought. The observations include that of the brightest new galaxy, which has been named Le Blob, thanks to French confirmation.

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