Far Away Galaxy under the Microscope

Research report (imported) 2006 - Max Planck Institute for extraterrestrial Physics

Förster Schreiber, Natascha M.; Genzel, Reinhard; Tacconi, Linda J.
Infrarot- und Submillimeter-Astronomie (Prof. Dr. Reinhard Genzel)
MPI für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching
Using SINFONI, a novel near-infrared imaging spectrometer combined with an adaptive optics system, our SINS survey has discovered rapidly forming and large disk galaxies three billion years after the Big Bang, shedding new light on how galaxies were assembled in the young Universe.

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