- An international team of astronomers funded in part byNASA has found the farthest galaxy group identified as “EGS77“.
- EGS77, the trio of galaxies dates to a time when the universe was only 680 million years old, or less than 5% of its current age of 13.8 billion years.
- EGS77 is thefarthest group of galaxies to have ever been sighted. EGS77 was discovered as part of the Cosmic Deep and Wide Narrowband (Cosmic DAWN) survey.
- The team of astronomers was led by an Indian-origin Goa-born scientist, Vithal
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