Astronomers find the Wolfe Disk, an unlikely galaxy, in the distant universe  CNNView Full Coverage on Google News

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

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