Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web.

 

It’s not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they’ve identified a swirling disk of gas that’s a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe’s cosmic web that’s been feeding it.

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

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