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Superstars of the First Galaxies

Emerging evidence suggests that the first starlight to shine after the big bang’s flash came from distant suns that ranged from very large to incredibly huge

December 1, 2015 — Michael D. Lemonick

Little Galaxy Keeps Churning Out Stars

The recently discovered small galaxy Leo P contains only about a hundred-thousandth as many stars as the Milky Way, but it's bucking the small galaxy trend by continuing to make new ones 

November 15, 2015 — Ken Croswell and Steve Mirsky