Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, a galaxy that shouldn't exist in the distant universe  Positively ScottishView Full coverage on Google News
This is the impression of an artist from the Wolfe Disk, a huge rotating disk

Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, a galaxy that shouldn't exist in the distant universe

Astronomers have spotted a massive disk galaxy, not unlike our own, that formed 12.5 billion years ago when our 13.8 billion-year-old universe was only a tenth of its current age. But according to what scientists know about galaxy formation, this one has no business being in the distant universe.

Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, a galaxy that shouldn't exist, in the distant universe