Spectroscopic confirmation of a galaxy at redshift z = 8.6

@article{Lehnert2010SpectroscopicCO,
  title={Spectroscopic confirmation of a galaxy at redshift z = 8.6},
  author={Matthew D. Lehnert and Nicole Paula Heidelies Nesvadba and J. G. Cuby and A. Mark Swinbank and Simon Morris and Benjamin Clement and Christopher J. Evans and Malcolm N. Bremer and Shradhanjali Basa},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={467},
  pages={940-942}
}
Galaxies had their most significant impact on the Universe when they assembled their first generations of stars. Energetic photons emitted by young, massive stars in primeval galaxies ionized the intergalactic medium surrounding their host galaxies, cleared sightlines along which the light of the young galaxies could escape, and fundamentally altered the… CONTINUE READING