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Hubble data shows galaxies wasted no time forming after ‘Big Bang’

Galaxies appear to have matured much sooner in the early universe than previously estimated, adding intriguing twists to the history that astronomers are compiling of the growth and evolution of these vast collections of stars.;  …

Astronomers reveal how galaxies go from burst to bust

Images from a nearby galaxy may have explained how star factories can bizarrely slow down, astronomers reported on Wednesday. Astrophysicists have long puzzled why the Universe has very few galaxies with a high mass, even though there are many galaxies that create stars at a phenomenal rate, sometimes a hundred…