Scientists from two US universities have managed to observe light emissions since the beginning of the universe and took samples of those prints that opened at the beginning of the time, reports Phys.org. The incredible discovery is the result of a lucky accident: the galaxy acted like a huge gravity lens or telescope that increases light.
They found that this is a quasar, a huge and very remote celestial object that emits extremely large amounts of energy because it can contain huge black holes.
Scientists believe they have discovered a quasar he was born immediately after the Big Pokom, and now it would be about 1000 million years old. The picture shows that light comes from a quasar, located far back in time and space, shortly after what is known as the time of reionization.
That was one of the first sources to shine when the universe came out of the dark cosmic age. Before that, stars, quasars or galaxies were not formed until such items appeared as candles in the dark, "said Jinyi Yang of the University of Arizona, USA.
Xiaohui Fan, who led the study, emphasized the role of the galaxy in detecting light. "If there was not this improvised cosmic telescope, the light of the quasars would seem 50 times worse," he said.
Scientists could observe light from the Gemini Observatory, merge them with data from other observatories and understand where it comes from. "When we combined the Gemini data with observations from various observatories in Maunakai, the Hubble Space Telescope and others around the world, we could create a complete picture of the quasar and the intermediate galaxy," said Feige Wang of the University of California, a team member