Scientists Receive Radio Signal From Galaxy 9 Billion Light Years Away

Galaxy

At a glance

  • Scientists on Earth received a radio signal that came from another galaxy almost 9 billion light-years away, the most distant galaxy to date, according to India’s McGill University.
  • The signal properties indicate that it came from a gaseous neutron hydrogen in a galaxy named “SDSSJ0826+5630.” However, the signal was emitted from the galaxy when the universe was only 4.9 billion years old.

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