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Were the universe's early galaxies much different from the galaxies of today?

Lindsay Van Bohmker, Albuquerque, New Mexico
RELATED TOPICS: GALAXIES
Galaxies not disk-shaped or elliptical, are often referred to as "tadpole" galaxies.

Yes! General comparisons of galaxies in the early universe (or similarly, the “high-redshift” universe) against those in the local universe (within about 20 million light-years of Earth) reveal that these two groups can be remarkably different.

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