sgnilward: if light speed is the fastest speed there is, how can a galaxy outpace it?
Kerr Avon: SevenizGud: sgnilward: if light speed is the fastest speed there is, how can a galaxy outpace it?Light is the fastest thing through space. But space does not travel through space when it expands. Space can expand faster than light can travel through space. As a result, in the end, nobody will be able to see anything because it will be too far away.That makes sense, thanks. Other than Wiki, any recommendations of places to look for similar information for someone that can handle the concepts, but who's O Level maths isn't up to the squiggly bits?
sxacho: It's less than 2% the mass of the Milky Way, but it's producing stars at a rate that's confounding scientists....It has a mass of one billion suns, which is 40 to 50 billion times less than the Milky Way.Well, 40-50 billion times less is less than 2%. Nice job, article.
Dibikad: Oh, one day we will get to these astoundingly distant galaxies. We just need to get around to building one of these
dobro: simplicimus: And I'm not going to start on the 30 billion light years away.Right? I noticed that too. The numbers here make no sense.
Suckmaster Burstingfoam: How does a galaxy that old, when the whole universe was new, have a high metallicity?
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