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HubbleSite Scientists Find Faint Objects with Hubble that May Have Ended the Universe's 'Dark Ages'


Space Telescope Science

Researchers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope believe they are seeing the conclusion of the cosmic epoch where the young galaxies started to shine in significant numbers. This marks a time when the so-called "Dark Ages" of the universe was completed, about 13 billion years ago (based on an estimate of 14 billion years for the current age of the universe).

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