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Astronomers see 'cosmic ring of fire,' 11 billion years ago

Written by  Monday, 25 May 2020 13:06
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Canberra, Australia (SPX) May 26, 2020
Astronomers have captured an image of a super-rare type of galaxy - described as a "cosmic ring of fire" - as it existed 11 billion years ago. The galaxy, which has roughly the mass of the Milky Way, is circular with a hole in the middle, rather like a titanic doughnut. Its discovery, announced in the journal Nature Astronomy, is set to shake up theories about the earliest formation of galactic

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