Scientists discover the smallest galaxy to date

Astronomers discover a lightweight galaxy.

Scientists discover the smallest galaxy to date

Science Recorder | Rick Docksai | Monday, June 10, 2013

The presence of a very small galaxy neighboring the Milky Way is having big reverberations for astronomers’ models of the universe. The galaxy, named Seque 2, is the most “lightweight” galaxy ever found, according to scientists from the University of California-Irvine, who conducted new measurements of the dwarf galaxy and published a concluding study on it on June 10 in the Astrophysical Journal... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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